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Today’s transportation headlines

Today’s transportation headlines, compiled by Metro library chief Matthew Barrrett, feature a fair number of stories involving the politics of the Metro Board of Directors. That’s not too surprising, especially after the news on Tuesday when 14 members of Congress wrote that the Board should ask the federal government for [continue reading]

Community Meeting Round-Up

After the Measure R half-cent sales tax was approved last year by voters, Metro officials said they would aggressively move the county’s transportation agenda forward.  The tax increase took effect in July and with revenues now trickling in, planning of several rail lines is chugging along. Three Measure R projects [continue reading]

Welcome to The Source

Dear Reader: As many of you are probably keenly aware, taxpayers and Metro passengers spend a lot of money each year – more than $4 billion — to keep this agency running. That’s a big pile of dough by any measure. To put it another way, each weekday Metro is [continue reading]