Pittsburgh revolts against transit cuts

Last year’s state bailout of Pittsburgh’s transit agency has expired, so PAT has proposed a 25% cut in service hours to fix an $80M operating deficit. Needless to say, “riders are ticked”:http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07023/756042-147.stm.

SEPTA in Philadelphia has “used capital funds to patch its 2007 budget”:http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/news/nation/16243384.htm — sound familiar?

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