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Transportation Subsidies

August 16, 2019, 6am PDT
Companies are looking to generate profits, but customers have come to expect low-cost, subsidized travel and raising prices will prove challenging.
Time
August 2, 2019, 8am PDT
By paying 1,400 employees up to $60 a day, an employer could pay more than $80,000 a day to lessen the number of cars parked at the office.
The Oregonian
March 5, 2016, 7am PST
A city in Florida is betting that transportation network companies can help reduce congestion and increase transit ridership.
Reuters via Fortune
November 30, 2013, 1pm PST
If Congress doesn't take action by the end of the year, a tax break that subsidizes the purchase of transit tickets at the same rate as workplace parking will be chopped nearly in half.
NPR
June 8, 2012, 10am PDT
Curious about a legislator's offhand remark that light rail is "a total waste of money," Marlys Harris investigates the extent to which motorized transportation modes in the Twin Cities are subsidized. It turns out light rail is a heavy bargain.
MinnPost