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Oil prices, gas prices … and the mass transit alternative

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Prices for gas and diesel fuel, over $5 a gallon, are displayed at a gas station in Monterey Park, California. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

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Public transit ridership is slow to return, despite high gas prices

by Savannah Maher Jul 13, 2022
Ridership took a nosedive in the pandemic, and remote work may be helping to keep it low. Federal aid has kept buses and trains moving.
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Flight attendants are feeling the heat of pent-up demand and a cancellation-filled summer

by David Brancaccio and Jarrett Dang Jul 14, 2022
Commuting expenses and training backlogs are just some of the problems compounding staffing shortages, union leader says.

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