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Metro Votes to Cut Bus Service by 4%

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The recession arrived and like with many other government agencies, budgets dwindled. For Metro, which is currently facing a $250-million budget shortfall for bus and rail operations, its board yesterday voted to make a nearly 4% cut in bus service, according to the LA Times. That move to cancel a dozen or lines and (.pdf) modify another others -- changes will occur in December -- will save the agency an estimated $30 million every year.