Metro funding http://wvxu.org en State of Metro: running well http://wvxu.org/post/state-metro-running-well <p>When it comes to making use of available resources to deliver public transportation, the Cincinnati bus system is tops compared to 11 peer cities.&nbsp; That's according to a study being released at today's <a href="http://www.go-metro.com/goforward">State of Metro</a> annual meeting.&nbsp; The research by the UC Economics Center shows Metro is number 1 in operational efficiency--getting the most bang for its buck.</p><p>But Metro ranks more middle of the pack when it comes to the level of service provided.&nbsp; (Number 7 to be exact.)</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 19829 at http://wvxu.org State of Metro: running well Cincinnati will extend SORTA funding for another month http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-will-extend-sorta-funding-another-month <P>The ongoing dispute between Cincinnati and the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority about the use of the city’s transit fund is still dragging on.&nbsp;</P> <P>Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls spoke during a special Budget and Finance Committee meeting Tuesday.</P> <P>"Members of the committee may remember that we passed a one-month budget for SORTA a number weeks ago," Qualls said.&nbsp; "This is another one month budget for the period of February."</P> <P>The city argues the fund can be used for any transit purpose.&nbsp;</P> <P>But the SORTA board says it's only for paying for Metro bu Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:16:22 +0000 Jay Hanselman 8576 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati will extend SORTA funding for another month