Government Issues

Fla. agency, county reach agreement on proposed tax

Posted on June 4, 2014

CLEARWATER, Fla. — If voters approve a 1% transit surtax during this November’s election, Pinellas County Commissioners voted to approve an interlocal agreement with Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) to govern its usage, reported TBNweekly.

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, as well as an expanded bus system with bus rapid transit, increased frequency and extended hours. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

FTA makes $9M available to improve rail transit, bus operator safety

Includes $7.3 million for new tech/designs for rail transit safety; and $2 million for projects that redesign transit bus operator compartment.

White House FY2021 budget request proposes $810B reauthorization

Will work with Congress to identify a solution to fill the $261 billion gap between HTF revenues and proposed spending levels.

L.A., London team up on transportation innovation

Cities will partner to encourage innovators and start-ups to find creative solutions to major transportation challenges.

NYPD investigated for alleged racial bias in subway fare enforcement

Between October 2017 and June 2019, black and Hispanic New Yorkers received almost 70% of all civil summonses for fare evasion.

U.S. DOT awards $900M in BUILD grant funding

For this round of BUILD grants, the maximum grant award is $25 million, and no more than $90 million can be awarded to a single state.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation