Are people choosing not to ride Metro? Metro’s passenger revenue fell over the past fiscal year while its expenses rose. Labor costs were one of the biggest expenses. But Metro expects revenue to go up because of new Silver Line ridership. (WTOP)
Public transit stinks in America because we think of it as a public subsidy. Other countries built transit to connect their communities and let transit agencies raise fares while we were destroying our transit systems. (Vox)
Los Angeles is embarking on an ambitious new transportation strategy to convince Angelenos to trade their cars for buses, bikes, and their two feet. Future plans include dedicated bus and bike lanes and road diets. (LA Times)
Hello old friend
Meet WABA’s new executive director. You probably already know him. Greg Billing was WABA’s advocacy coordinator before this new role. (WABA)
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