Recession Hits Transit Budgets Despite Rising Need

The StateRecession hits transit budgets despite rising needWall Street JournalAP BOSTON — On a chilly evening in February, a commuter train bound for Worcester, Mass., broke down outside Boston, transforming passengers' usual 80-minute commute into a four-hour nightmare. The train's failure was among the winter lowlights for the ...Public transit gaining riders, facing budget cutsLancaster Eagle Gazetteall 228 news articles »

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    BOSTON (AP) -- Cash-strapped and debt-ridden, public transit systems across the nation are trimming service, raising fares and postponing badly needed upgrades just to maintain daily operations, even as rising gas prices increase demand and experts call ...
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