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Click on a story title to read that post. Posts are ordered chronologically from newest to oldest.America’s transit systems require $77.7 billion just to reach a state of good repair
July 27, 2010
By Sean Barry
Failure to keep up with regular maintenance and repair in many of our country’s public transportation systems due to tightened budgets is literally slowing us down, through longer commutes, unreliable service and reduced access, exacerbating the effects of a down economy and high unemployment. A study prepared by the Federal Transit Administration reveals chronic underinvestment in the nation’s transit systems and estimates $77.7 billion is needed just to rehabilitate what we already have.