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But a Metropolitan Transportation Commission committee Friday rejected a proposal to adopt guidelines on the issue, saying equity in transit was too hard to define.
However, Legislation Committee members said they will revisit the issue later this year after new members are assigned to the committee.
January 8, 2007
MTC Director Flip-Flops on Prior Support for Correcting Transportation Funding Inequities, Despite Recent Findings that Low-Income Bus Riders Get Short End of Stick
study released Wednesday asserts that Bay Area Metropolitan
Transportation Commission funding policies maintain “separate and
unequal” transit systems.
The report that can be found at www.publicadvocates.org was written by three organizations: Public Advocates, Urban Habitat, and Communities for a Better Environment.
The release of the report coincides with the 50th anniversary of the end of a year-long campaign to win integrated bus service in Montgomery, Ala.
Five Good to Reasons to Oppose Proposition 1B:
S.F. subway, smaller bus services also deemed worthy of funding
Subway, BART and bus projects, along with transit service for the Bay Area's lower-income riders, should get a boost from a $419 million funding package approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Wednesday.