Transit Spending

Regional Transit

California Could Cut $2 Billion in Transit Spending

The governor’s proposed budget would slash public transit investment to help make up for a projected $22.5 billion deficit.

January 17, 2023 - Sfist

New York City Subway

Transit Faces a Fiscal Cliff in New York City—Sooner Than Expected

It's like March 2020 all over again.

July 27, 2022 - The City

Transit Line

Guaranteed Transit Funding Lacking in New Infrastructure Bill

Lauded by the administration as a historic amount, the transit funding promised in the revised bill lags far behind projected needs.

August 4, 2021 - CleanTechnica

Green Line

'Bespoke' Station Design Responsible for Transit Costs Increases, Study Says

The first case study by the Transit Costs Project at New York University's Marron Institute offers a long awaited, and long necessary, glimpse into the bloated costs of construction in the United States.

January 29, 2021 - City Journal

Second Avenue Subway

Eno to Launch Study of High U.S. Transit Costs

The Eno Center for Transportation is answering long-overdue calls for more information about the well documented costs of transit investments in the United States.

January 8, 2020 - Eno Center for Transportation

Subway Turnstiles

The Onion Satirizes New York's Fare Enforcement Techniques, Over Spending on Transit

Two jokes in one: The Onion reports a totally fake news story about New York builds a super expensive fake subway station just to bust fare evaders.

November 8, 2019 - The Onion

San Francisco Tunnel Boring Machine

Subway Project Budget 'Running on Fumes' in San Francisco

The high-profile Central Subway is in danger of running out of money, according to a federal watchdog.

July 29, 2019 - San Francisco Examiner

Los Angeles Bus Rapid Transit

New Bus Rapid Transit Line Proposed for L.A.'s San Fernando Valley

Measure M, approved by L.A. County voters in 2016, is enabling a slew of transit projects in the San Fernando Valley.

September 12, 2018 - Urbanize LA

Vermont Makes Record Investment in Transportation Infrastructure

Governor Peter Shumlin approved the largest transportation bill in Vermont history earlier this week. So what does the money go to?

June 4, 2014 - Office of Governor Peter Shumlin

Multiple Choice Referendum to Decide Vancouver's Transit Future

British Columbia will proceed with a public referendum on transit spending for the province. In an interesting wrinkle, Premier Christy Clark says the referendum will offer multiple choices. City leaders are concerned about the possible outcomes.

December 14, 2013 - The Globe and Mail

Salt Lake City Bucks Stereotypes to Lead Country in Transit Spending

It's remote, it's small, and it's situated in a decidedly red state. So why in the world does Salt Lake City lead the U.S. in per-capita transit spending? Angie Schmitt explains the city's unlikely story.

June 6, 2013 - DC.Streetsblog

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