Manhattan could soon charge drivers a toll to enter midtown, the financial district and other active areas.
New York City’s subway system is a prime, pricey example.
At more than 500,000 residents, Albuquerque, New Mexico is the largest city in the U.S. to experiment with zero-fare transit.
Some drivers are retiring, others are going to work for commercial delivery services.
The bill includes a fresh $66 billion for passenger and freight rail, the biggest investment the federal government has made in railroads since Amtrak was founded in 1971.
Service reductions would hurt essential workers most. The system is seeking a federal funding bailout.
During the COVID-19 pandemic essential workers have relied on public transit, just as services are being cut.
As the transit strike continues in France, residents are turning to alternative transportation arrangements.