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October 4, 2012

Northern Calif. to vote on one-cent sales tax for transit

Passage of Measure B1 by a two-thirds majority would make Alameda the first county in Northern California to increase its transportation sales tax from a half-cent.


September 6, 2012

Survey: Atlanta voters favor tolls for transit funding

As policymakers look for alternatives to the recent one percent transportation sales tax referendum failure, Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies found that drivers prefer taxes in smaller doses.


August 7, 2012

N.C. looks to garner local support for transit plans

Raleigh City Council members discussed local transportation needs, and the importance of getting the public on board with local transit plans. In particular, they reviewed the proposed $75 million Union Station downtown, which would provide a hub for Amtrak passenger trains.


May 3, 2012

TARTA may not seek sales tax in Nov.

Proposal to place a sales-tax referendum on the Nov. 6 ballot will probably not move forward due to a lack of consensus among board members.


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