January 23, 2013

Fla. transit officials consider new sales tax

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Pinellas County Transit Authority officials will be voting whether or not to back a one-cent sales tax, which if approved, would pay for the construction of 24 miles of light rail and an expanded bus system, reported The Tampa Tribune.

The proposed light rail system would cost an estimated $1.5 billion to $1.7 billion to build. To read the full story, click here.

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