Transit Funding

6 days ago
The California High Speed Rail Project is a political pawn in a contentious back and forth between the Golden State and the Trump administration.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 11, 2019, 5am PDT
"Long live the captive audience!"
Philadelphia
April 16, 2019, 8am PDT
The future of light rail in Phoenix is in voters' hands.
Arizona Central
April 15, 2019, 10am PDT
The Federal Transit Administration announced a new round of funding for the Capital Investment Grants program last week.
Federal Transit Administration
April 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
The plan points to transit’s role in a cleaner and more sustainable future, but comprehensive changes in transportation policy are also needed.
Data for Progress
April 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Just days after the state approved a significant increase on its gas tax, and the state legislature is focusing much more on road projects than public transit.
WCPO
April 7, 2019, 5am PDT
State budget wheeling and dealing has yielded $100 million in funding for repairs on the Buffalo Metro Rail system, according to reports.
The Buffalo News
April 4, 2019, 1pm PDT
A payroll tax will fund the expansion of bus services in Umatilla County, Oregon.
Union Bulletin
March 26, 2019, 5am PDT
The New York State Legislature is preparing to reverse over a decade of reluctance regarding congestion pricing, according to reports from Albany.
The New York Times
March 25, 2019, 8am PDT
Locally generated sales tax revenue will no longer fund a planned light rail extension in west Phoenix.
Arizona Republic
March 19, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Federal Transit Administration is still holding much of the funding promised by Congress since 2017. It's unlikely that anyone likely to vote for Trump again in 2020 is losing any sleep over money not spent on public transit infrastructure.
Streetsblog USA
March 12, 2019, 7am PDT
One way, or another, wealthy New Yorkers are probably going to end up contributing to the financial end of the equation for solutions to New York's public transit woes.
Bloomberg
March 6, 2019, 8am PST
Georgia's House Bill 511 is progressing through the State Legislature with the potential to change funding and governance of transit in the city while taxing rides with taxi, limousine, and ride-hailing companies.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 7, 2019, 1pm PST
As debates continue and votes are delayed, Better Bus Coalition might not wait for Cincinnati elected officials to bring a funding proposal forward for voter consideration.
Cincinnati Enquirer
February 6, 2019, 7am PST
Cobb County is supposed to join a new regional transit authority called The Atl, but it hasn't chosen how to fund its participation yet.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 24, 2019, 2pm PST
Three votes and several long-range transit plans should have sufficiently insulated transit plans in Phoenix from obstructionist tactics, according to the opinion piece.
The Arizona Republic
January 7, 2019, 11am PST
East Coast transit systems used to be the envy of other cities, but now the West Coast is taking big steps to expand their networks.
The New York Times
January 3, 2019, 7am PST
The state of Virginia won't let Washington Metro increase services that surpass a three percent subsidy cap implemented this summer.
WTOP
November 29, 2018, 9am PST
They had to wait the better part of a year, but two major transit projects finally have the funding Congress allocated in March.
Los Angeles Times
November 22, 2018, 1pm PST
The Regional Transit Authority took to the streets of Chicago to drum up support for transit, and transit funding, this Thanksgiving.
RTAChicago via YouTube