Friday Poll Day: The Bus Cuts, Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Let's Keep It Simple: The Metro Board Saved $32 million and cut 305,000 hours of bus service per year. What do you think?

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Bus Cuts Just One Part of Packed Metro Board Agenda

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Failure of L.A. MTA Rapid Buses: Welcome to Rapid 704

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