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Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget: $40 Million Taken from Transit, No Dedicated Pedestrian and Bicycling Safety Funding

Governor Andrew Cuomo released his 2014-2015 Executive Budget yesterday and a preliminary look suggests transit riders, pedestrians and bicyclists are seeing a lot more take than give. Metropolitan Transportation Authority While the budget increases MTA funding by $85…

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Bee-Line Revealed as Backbone of Westchester Employment

Westchester County’s Bee-Line bus system hit record ridership numbers last year (32.3 million), and a recent survey has revealed a transit-dependent and diverse ridership that relies on the system primarily to get to work. Unfortunately, at…

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Westchester-Manhattan Bus is Saved, For Now

Some bus riders in Westchester County have been spared a painful service cut after weeks of protesting the elimination of a critical bus route into Manhattan.  Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino announced on Thursday that the Bee-Line…