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City bumbles in pitching rail plan


    Sunday is the deadline for the city to submit its financial recovery plan — the blueprint for how HART plans to make up for a funding shortfall, estimated at up to $3 billion. Without that plan, the FTA could withhold the remainder of the federal subsidy, leaving the city to close an additional gap.

Here’s the positive element of this week’s rail conference at the state Capitol: More of it’s been out in the open. That’s a plus for transparency in conference committee discussions that are usually behind closed doors. Read more

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