Service Cuts

November 26, 2018, 5am PST
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.
The Guardian
October 27, 2018, 5am PDT
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.
Streetsblog
August 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Low ridership and driver shortages mean the Denver area's Regional Transportation District cut bus service.
The Denver Post
August 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
It's going to be tough to be a transit user in the Seattle suburb of Everett.
The Urbanist
August 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
Forty bus routes are losing trips because the Twin Cities have been unable to recruit and retain sufficient drivers to run the system.
Minnesota Public Radio News
June 30, 2018, 9am PDT
A 3-2 vote determined that Whidbey Island, north of Seattle, will continue to offer rides for free.
South Whidbey Register
August 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Cuts mean an already meager transit service will cover less of the sprawling Hillsburough County Community.
Tampa Bay Times
April 17, 2017, 8am PDT
The gas tax bill couldn't pass soon enough for the Bay Area's metro system. Service cuts and fare increases, scheduled for approval April 13, were greatly reduced due to an unexpected $16 million BART will receive, and the bill has yet to be signed!
SF Gate
March 27, 2017, 6am PDT
For months, transit advocates have dreaded the decision to raise fares and cut service throughout the D.C. Metro system. That day arrived last week. Changes take effect on July 1.
The Washington Post
June 8, 2015, 10am PDT
Urban light rail has enjoyed a renaissance since the Great Recession, but during the same period cities have quietly reduced bus service. Daniel Hertz argues that while rail is commendable, buses remain a vital transit component.
City Observatory City Commentary