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While the recession may mean more money for rail (though not enough to make it high-speed), it also means less for our beloved buses. (That

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How to Cut Bus Service in the Least Sucky Way

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While the recession may mean more money for rail (though not enough to make it high-speed), it also means less for our beloved buses. (That last sentence was really bad for the blood pressure of many light rail opponents.) Like many other transit agencies, Metro is facing a pretty significant shortfall, and will likely have to figure out ways to cut service while maintaining service.

Enter the layperson-friendly titans of wonk at the Seattle Transit Blog, who explain how Metro can continue to serve all areas of the county while spending less money. The short of it: you'll pay more and transfer more. With congestion down and gas temporarily cheap, that'll just mean more people in cars (contrary to the state's codified goals). But what the old adage doesn't tell you is that if life gives you lemons but no sugar, that lemonade's gonna be pretty sour.

 
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