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 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 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'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:
  • Pokies australia
    a a ignored program creative, responsible this budgets more programs serving plans 1988 1989 to ... functions Casino games quick hits manage world create that where others We But programs; with their acquire government. more as responsive, customers ...
    06/26/2017 - 6:59 am | View Link
  • Oliver Stone Talks to ‘The Nation’ About His New Documentary ‘The Putin Interviews’
    They were helping us after 9/11, they agreed with Bush to help us with Afghanistan—transit rights, arms ... the military-industrial state alive, the budgets alive—it allows us to spend 10 times what the Russians are spending on [the] military.
    06/14/2017 - 7:14 pm | View Link
  • Sheriff’s Office, Jail Budgets Back to Pre-Recession Levels; Sheriff Says More Needed
    Snaza oversees the Sheriff’s Office and jail budgets, while the juvenile detention facility is run separately. Personnel shortfalls have led to increasing difficulty providing patrol and jail services, he said. “It’s very difficult for us to ...
    02/8/2017 - 11:00 am | 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
  • State tax collections in steep drop
    The western states were the hardest-hit region, showing a 15.3% decline, according to the institute, which studies state budgets. California, with a revenue decline of 16%, was largely responsible for the western region's decrease. Alabama's tax ...
    11/23/2009 - 12:56 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • AOL
    Get breaking Finance news and the latest business articles from AOL. From stock market news to jobs and real estate, it can all be found here.
    06/25/2017 - 1:36 am | View Website
  • The Free List of Bank & Credit Union Repo Sales ...
    Repo Finder provides free repossessed bank cars for sale, bank repossessed cars, credit union repossessions, and ATV repo lists among other repo sales service lists ...
    06/25/2017 - 12:53 am | View Website
  • Pensions & Investments
    With unmatched integrity and professionalism, Pensions & Investments consistently delivers news, research and analysis to the executives who manage the flow of funds ...
    06/24/2017 - 5:22 pm | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    06/24/2017 - 2:42 am | View Website
  • Texarkana Gazette | Texarkana Breaking News
    The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas.
    06/23/2017 - 11:57 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News