Long Wait for the Bus? Budget Cuts Could Be the Reason


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Times are tough for everyone—including municipal governments. One are that has suffered from diminished budgets is public transport. Across the country, transit workers are losing their jobs, making it that much harder to maintain the systems and schedules. Though there are some signs of economic recovery, more public transit jobs are expected to be lost before things get better.Good writes:

Yes, mass transit makes more sense than ever. Buses, trains, and subways are efficient and clean ways of moving people around. But unfortunately, state and federal funds are what keep these systems afloat, and they're drying up. As a result, so are public transportation jobs.

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