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$200 billion of public transportation ballot initiatives at stake

Government Issues| September 13, 2016

Public transit leaders came together to discuss ballot measures across the country.The press conference was held at the APTA 2016 Annual Meeting held in Los Angeles.

$54 billion Sound Transit rail plan to appear on November ballot

Management & Operations| June 27, 2016

If voters in Snohomish, King and Pierce counties say yes to the so-called “Sound Transit 3” plan, an average household would pay $400 per year more in property, sales and car taxes.

Management & Operations| June 8, 2016

N.C.'s Wake County to vote on sales tax to pay for buses, rail

Transit advocates believe the plan is the best way to reduce traffic congestion and connect the Triangle’s focal points, including N.C. State University, Research Triangle Park, Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill.

Mobility| June 3, 2016

480K L.A. residents gain transportation access from new projects

The findings are part of a report that shows dramatic improvements in the quality of life for the region between 2008 — when Los Angeles County voters approved Measure R — and 2015.

Mobility| March 23, 2016

L.A. Metro's Washington unveils $120B plan to transform transportation

The potential ballot measure would ask voters to increase the countywide sales tax by a half-cent for 40 years and to continue an existing tax (Measure R) for an extra 18 years, meaning both would potentially run through 2057.

Rail| December 8, 2015

Sound Transit rail expansion could include underground tunnels

New connecting tunnels could be part of the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure before voters in November 2016, according to the report.

Government Issues| August 14, 2015

UTA will educate but not campaign for November ballot measure

If passed, the UTA could increase its revenues by 13%, or $39 million a year.

Rail| July 7, 2015

Sound Transit moving ahead with 2016 ballot measure to extend light rail

ST3 will expand congestion-free light rail farther and deeper into King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. The areas Sound Transit serves are home to more than 40% of Washington's residents, 70% of its economic activity and 97% of its traffic congestion.

Management & Operations| March 5, 2015

$30B Phoenix transportation plan headed to voters

Set for vote as soon as August, the proposed plan includes up to 117 miles of new, high-capacity transit, such as light rail, bus rapid transit or streetcars. About $2.4 billion would help maintain major city streets while adding new bicycle lanes and street lights.

Bus| November 11, 2014

Ga. county wins long fight for transit

After struggling for transportation options for 10 years, Clayton County voters overwhelmingly voted to not only join MARTA, but also pay for public transportation programs via a one-cent sales tax.

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