State Cuts Force Cuts Of Heavily Used Transit Routes

Because of years of state stinginess and the economic downturn, Philadelphia's transit agency may eliminate several train lines and some of its most heavily used bus routes.

April 1, 2003, 2:00 PM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @

Metro Philadelphia's transit agency proposes to close four of its 13 regional rail lines (including rail service to the area airport), a bus that carries 20,000 passengers daily, and numerous other bus routes.

Thanks to Michael Lewyn

Tuesday, April 1, 2003 in The Philadelphia Inquirer

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