Public Transit Keeps Stumbling in Congress Despite Major Needs

File-In this Wednesday, April 25,2012 file photo commuters enter and exit a train at the MTA Red Line Hollywood/Western station in Los Angeles. Transportation officials have voted to end the honor system for riders on Los Angeles County's subway and light rail system because too much revenue is being lost to scofflaws. Metro will phase in locking gates that riders will need a ticket to pass through.
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