public transportation en CATS Could Fall Short on Service Promises <p><span class="BodyCopy" style="line-height: 19px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; ">Baton Rouge's bus system is expecting revenues to fall millions short of projections. That means it may not be able to fulfill all the promises for more express routes and shorter wait times made during the successful campaign for a transit tax last spring.</span> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:16:02 +0000 Amy Jeffries 1140 at Voters Consider CATS Transit Tax <p>B<span class="BodyCopy">aton Rouge's bus system is in crisis. The future of the Capital Area Transit system, or "CATS," will be determined in a special tax election on Saturday. As WRKF's Tegan Wendland reports, the system is facing a $2.1 million deficit in a budget currently projected at $12.6 million. The tax revenue would not only close that gap, but totally overhaul the existing system, and if it doesn't pass? Proponents say the buses could shut down in July.</span> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2607 at Voters Consider CATS Transit Tax