Tag: Commuter

MTA cancels proposal to slash bus service in Baltimore after heavy criticism; will cut MARC, commuter bus service instead

Under fire from Baltimore-area bus riders, business leaders, politicians, parents and advocates, the Hogan administration on Wednesday canceled its proposal to slash MTA bus service in the Baltimore region next year in response to falling revenues due to the coronavirus.



a bus that is parked on the side of a road: A rider gets off of the 30 bus outside of Sinai Hospital to wait for a connecting bus. The Hogan administration on Wednesday canceled its proposal to slash MTA bus service in the Baltimore region next year in response to falling revenues due to the coronavirus.


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A rider gets off of the 30 bus outside of Sinai Hospital to wait for a connecting bus. The Hogan administration on Wednesday canceled its proposal to slash MTA bus service in the Baltimore region next year in response to falling revenues due to the coronavirus.



a man standing in front of a building: Daniel Gooden, 39, of Northwest Baltimore, is a frequent bus rider, who uses it to commute all around the city for work. Often, while he's riding, he works on drawings of the buses. The Hogan administration on Wednesday canceled its proposal to slash MTA bus service in the Baltimore region next year in response to falling revenues due to the coronavirus. 09-30-2020


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Daniel Gooden, 39, of Northwest Baltimore, is a frequent bus rider, who uses it to commute all around the city for work. Often, while he’s riding, he works on drawings of the buses. The Hogan administration on Wednesday canceled its proposal to slash MTA bus service in the Baltimore region

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Former Yute Commuter Services business manager sued for embezzlement

Blue ticket counters with the logo "Yute Air"'
A row of Yute ticket counters (Dean Swope / KYUK)

Yute Commuter Service is suing its former business manager for allegedly embezzling company funds to pay for personal expenses, pay raises, and bonuses. 

Wade Renfro co-ownes Yute Commuter Service, and first spotted unusual spending on the company credit card in June 2020, according to attorney Myron Angstman. Angstman is representing Yute in the lawsuit against former Yute business manager Nathan McCabe. McCabe also managed another Bethel business for Renfo: Riverside Apartments.

Renfro confronted McCabe about the charges while McCabe was in Anchorage at the time. By the end of the month, McCabe resigned from his position as business manager.

The complaint, filed Sept. 22, alleges that McCabe used company bank accounts and credit cards for personal expenses, such as paying his rent and giving himself pay raises, bonuses, and reimbursements, as well as inflating the compensation of another employee. 

The

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