If you’ve been following the news on RTA’s budget crisis, and its deliberations this Tuesday by its Board Finance Committee to raise fares 11% then you’re probably wondering what could forestall the increase (and related 3% cut of bus routes).
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As the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Board prepares to take up its deliberations on a fare increase of 25 cents per ride and $1.25 for its Paratransit customers on Tuesday, March 1 (9 a.m. at its offices on West 6th Street) we take a look at the agency’s financial audit over the past decade.
When Joe Calabrese left Central New York RTA to take the helm at Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority 16 years ago, 1.392 million people lived in Cuyahoga County, where they provide 1 cent on every purchase to support RTA operations. The sales tax contribution covers more than 70% of RTA’s operating budget, but has been sliding since 11 separate transit...
Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) and Citizens Bank have plans to build Cleveland’s first two tiny homes. Tiny homes—on trailers or on hard-to-build lots—are popping up across the U.S. They’ve had their Portlandia moment. Shareable reports that 11 tiny home villages are in design or under construction.
Transit systems in the U.S. are reducing the greenhouse gases that are the leading cause of climate change. Without them, American cities would be even bigger producers of air pollution and sprawl. That's the conclusion of a new, landmark study from the Transportation Research Board (TRB) which confirms the very bedrock ideas held about transit—starting with its measurable effect on the...
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