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News - January 22, 2021

BART able to balance budget with lifeline from federal funding

Nine-figure deficits still loom as agency grapples with 90% drop in ridership

Federal relief funding is expected to cover BART's previously projected budget deficit, preventing the transit agency from having to lay off staff or reduce service, the agency's budget officials said at BART's Board of Directors meeting last week.

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