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November 5, 2014

17 transportation ballot measures approved

Successful initiatives include a measure in Alameda County, Calif., where voters approved an increase in the current transportation sales tax from half a cent to a full penny on the dollar for 30 years. A measure to improve public transit in Tampa Bay, Fla, was again defeated.


October 30, 2014

6 transportation ballot initiatives to watch

The initiatives include Pinellas County, Fla.’s “Greenlight Pinellas” plan, which would increase bus service by 65% and build a 24-mile light rail line from downtown St. Petersburg to downtown Clearwater.


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.


November 21, 2013

Fla.'s PSTA bus, light rail plan approved

Includes a comprehensive, countywide bus improvement plan and a light rail project from Clearwater to St. Petersburg via the Gateway/Carillon area.


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