February 6, 2013
Senate File 257 would provide $118 million for the Southwest Light Rail Transit line, while Senate File 258 would provide $37 million.
January 24, 2013
It calls for the expansion of Marion County’s under-funded bus system and a rail line.
November 29, 2012
The five-bill package calls for the creation of a Metro Detroit regional transit authority and would give that authority the power to seek voter approval for a vehicle registration fee or millage to fund a modern public transportation system.
February 24, 2012
Democrats on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who felt they did not have a hand in writing the bill, applauded the news and are hopeful to be more involved in the process.
December 6, 2011
Legislation to temporarily establish parity between parking and transit/vanpool benefits at $230 per month per commuter was extended. However, the transit/vanpool portion of the benefit will revert to $125 per month when the provision expires at the end of the year while the parking benefit increases to $240.
June 10, 2009
Rep. Carnahan files transit funding bill. Bus Riders Union organizes against fare increase. Denver selects interim general manager.
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