Topic : transit referendum

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Capital Metro reveals 'Project Connect' plan calling for more rail, rapid bus lines

Management & Operations| March 28, 2018

The Capital Metro board voted unanimously to ask the city of Austin to contribute up to $15 million for engineering and environmental analysis by including that money in a probable bond election this fall.

Nashville Mayor's massive transit referendum to appear on May ballot

Government Issues| February 8, 2018

The council, however, tweaked the referendum language to list both the transit proposal's present-day cost of $5.4 billion, as well as the estimated amount of long-term revenue needed for the project, $8.95 billion.

Management & Operations| December 19, 2014

Mich. RTA's chief talks transit agency's website, goals

New CEO of the RTA, Michael Ford says the organization is in the process of creating policies and procedures, and finalizing its vision and mission.

Government Issues| June 4, 2014

Fla. agency, county reach agreement on proposed tax

Approval of the 1% tax levy would provide a funding source for countywide transportation projects outlined in the Greenlight Pinellas plan, which include local passenger rail and regional connections.
Bus| November 20, 2012

Ind. transit advocates push again for referendum

Despite facing another uphill battle with the General Assembly after a defeat last year, will re-introduce a plan that asks two counties to increase local income taxes by 0.3%. The funds would double bus service and add light rail and express transit service.
Accessibility| November 7, 2012

UPDATE: More than 70% of transit measures pass

Twenty-one measures with a significant transit component were considered by voters in 12 states. Fourteen measures were approved; one remains undecided as votes continue to be counted in Pierce County, Wash.; and two more public transit measures will be decided in Los Angeles and Kansas City, Mo. next month.
Rail| August 15, 2012

Atlanta county hopes to join MARTA

The county’s bus service, C-Tran, would have been funded had the so-called T-SPLOST referendum been passed by voters in July. The agency ceased operations in 2010 after commissioners voted against funding the service.
Rail| December 6, 2011

Poll: Calif. voters would reject high-speed rail today

Fifty-nine percent of Californians surveyed would not vote in favor of the state’s high-speed rail project if given another chance, primarily due to project costs tripling and an extended construction deadline.
Bus| November 16, 2010

Indiana transit backers push for $2.4B referendum

Transit officials and business leaders are teaming up to lobby the General Assembly to put a referendum to voters within the next two years to fund transit. Republicans are opposed, saying the timing is not right.

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