Tax backed for $1.4B N.C. transit plan

Posted on May 19, 2011

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A transit planning committee has endorsed a $1.4 billion bus and rail plan that, if approved by voters, would be partly financed by a half-cent sales tax increase in Durham and Orange counties, The Chapel Hill News reported.

However, voters in both counties already face separate proposals for a quarter-cent increase in their sales tax. For the full story, click here.

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