Service Cuts

Capitol Hill

More Transit Agencies Propose Cuts; Congress Finally Takes Notice

The stakes in the economic stimulus package under consideration on Capitol Hill this week are incredibly high.

December 3, 2020 - The Washington Post

Baltimore Public Transit

Baltimore Bus Service Cuts Restored

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan rescinded a plan that would have cut bus service in the city of Baltimore to the bone.

October 2, 2020 - Baltimore Sun

Orange Line

Devastating Transit Cuts Planned for Maryland

The impact of the coronavirus on capital budgets has been feared for the duration of the pandemic, and the catastrophic reality of those fears is now apparent in a proposed capital budget for transportation in the state of Maryland.

September 8, 2020 - WBAL

New York Public Transit

Why, and How, to Cut Public Transit Service

There wasn't a playbook for this kind of emergency at the beginning of the year.

April 19, 2020 - Human Transit

New York Subway

Op-Ed: NYC Transit Service Cuts Wrong Way to Bolster Budget

The agency could see an influx of capital funds from congestion pricing, but cuts to bus and rail service to make up for budget shortfalls would result in long-term setbacks to the system.

September 26, 2019 - Crain's New York Business

Garcetti Expo Line

From April to May in L.A.: From a Green New Deal to Transit Service Cuts

Can Los Angeles convince drivers to cut the number of automobile trips in half while also transit frequency on several light rail lines?

May 24, 2019 - Curbed Los Angeles

Transit Fail

New York MTA Threatens Service Cuts, Increased Fares

A New York transit advocate says the MTA is entering a "death spiral" of reduced service and higher fares that will lead to fewer riders and then additional reduced service and higher fares.

November 26, 2018 - The Guardian

Chicago

No Fare Hikes for Chicago in 2019 Budget

The Chicago Transit Agency 2019 includes a flyover at the Belmont train station, rehabs for two Blue Line stops, and Red and Purple Line modernizations, among other things.

October 27, 2018 - Streetsblog

Denver's Regional Transportation District Cuts Bus Service

Low ridership and driver shortages mean the Denver area's Regional Transportation District cut bus service.

August 27, 2018 - The Denver Post

Everett, Washington

Everett Transit Forced to Make Tough Choices on Fares, Service

It's going to be tough to be a transit user in the Seattle suburb of Everett.

August 9, 2018 - The Urbanist

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