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July 25, 2013

Poll: Most Tenn. city voters back BRT

A survey of 500 registered voters shows 77% of respondents support the project, compared with 13% who oppose it. The survey was funded with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, which is trying to increase support for BRT in Nashville and three other cities.


October 24, 2012

Poll: Va. residents support extending light rail

Of the 471 Virginia Beach respondents, 68% support a referendum that would extend Hampton Roads Transit’s The Tide light rail to the beach.


June 6, 2012

Poll: Calif. high-speed rail losing support

Shows that while 53% of the state's voters approved a bond issue for a high-speed passenger rail project in 2008, 59% would oppose it if given another chance to vote.


March 30, 2010

Poll: Americans support public, alternative transportation

Central to the poll's findings was strong support for increased transportation options and accountability for future spending across both geographic areas and political lines.


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