Month: July 2022
All Aboard for Replacing Century-Old Rail Between New York City, Newark
Federal Funding for Chicago Transit Jumps 5,000% for Operating Expenses
The Chicago Transit Authority saw a more than 5,000% increase in federal money for operating funds in 2020, an increase that helped CTA maintain services throughout COVID-19. The bailout by the federal government meant that operating expenses remained flat despite a 60% drop in passenger miles, largely due to the pandemic.