The economic crisis hits transit hard in cities like Pittsburgh

Cities across America continue to see ridership increases on their transit systems, but are feeling an even greater pinch from ongoing government austerity measures forcing service reductions. More from The Transport Politic:

The counter-intuitive result is that cities that are doing well economically are able to pay for improved transit services whereas those with many economic problems — the ones where transit is often needed most — are left to cut operations dramatically. Thus regional inequities are reinforced.