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 »

Sections:  travel   u.s.   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • US home sales rebound slightly in FebruaryUS home sales rebound slightly in February
    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
BING NEWS:
  • California overtime tops $1 billion, hits pre-recession high
    Bill Sessa, a corrections spokesman, said the state experienced a high rate of retirement in recent years while budgets were slashed with the recession. As a result, the department stopped training recruits, further exacerbating the vacancy problem ...
    03/22/2015 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • The Great Recession: A look at local economic sectors
    Otherwise, the lake and local destinations — including the North Georgia mountains ... “We’ve got some automotive (companies) that took a lot of hits in the first couple years, but in the last three years, they have more than rebounded ...
    12/14/2012 - 10:59 pm | View Link
  • Recession hits transit budgets despite rising need
    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 ...
    07/5/2011 - 8:25 am | View Link
  • Recession hits MBTA, other transit budgets despite rising need
    BOSTON (AP) — 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 ...
    07/4/2011 - 11:30 pm | View Link
  • Recession hits transit budgets despite rising need
    BOSTON – 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 ...
    07/4/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    05/26/2016 - 6:07 pm | View Website
  • Stateline
    Stateline provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. Since its founding in 1998, Stateline has maintained a commitment to the highest standards ...
    05/26/2016 - 1:11 am | View Website
  • Archive Template
    Matt Connolly. Published: Thu, Jun 13, 2013. The Washington Examiner ended local news coverage Friday, leaving behind an eight-year legacy of public service and ...
    05/23/2016 - 10:00 pm | View Website
  • Petrol Price Index | Compare Fuel Prices | Staveley Head
    Use Staveley Head's free Petrol Price Index to check and compare fuel prices abroad or use the Fuel Cost Calculator to work out how thirsty a car model is!
    05/23/2016 - 3:33 pm | View Website
  • Switzerland Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia ...
    switzerland location, size, and extent topography climate flora and fauna environment population migration ethnic groups languages religions transportation history ...
    05/23/2016 - 2:50 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story