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RTA Update: Legislature Rejects RTA Funding Request, But Pledges Future Funding

State leaders found a backdoor way to provide the RTA the funding necessary to hire a new CEO and staff, who should be in place in early summer. The RTA Board is slowly proceeding toward updating the Regional Transit Plan and planning the first three rapid transit lines. The RTA’s progress is not exciting nor quick, but important and moving in the right direction.