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Operating Costs

December 8, 2018, 9am PST
A $25 million operating deficit will inspire some soul searching, and structural changes.
The Mercury News
December 8, 2018, 7am PST
A ballot initiative intended to solve the Toledo Area Transportation Authority's budget deficit didn't appear before voters in November, and now less bus service will cost more to ride.
The Toledo Blade
July 9, 2017, 7am PDT
The D.C. Circulator is struggling with maintenance costs and system performance. The balkanization of local bus systems in the region might be to blame.
Greater Greater Washington
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 3, 2017, 12pm PST
The critical turning point for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's naming rights proposal can be summed up by an old adage: beggars can't be choosers.
Los Angeles Times
April 10, 2014, 1pm PDT
Boston, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Los Angeles—all major cities that have mulled transit fare increases in recent months. Eric Jaffe examines the numbers behind the continuous need for transit agencies to raise the price of a fare.
Atlantic Cities