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SMART Recount Called Off; Opponents Concede

The saga of the voter-approved Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation millage appears to have reached a conclusion that will allow bus service to continue in Macomb County, Michigan.
August 31, 2018, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"The SMART bus tax opponent, Michigan Taxpayers Alliance, withdrew its request for a recount of the vote after initial recount results showed the measure's razor-thin margin of approval was unlikely to be reversed," reports Frank Witsil.

If the recount had succeeded in overturning the approval, the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) system would have ceased bus service in Macomb County.

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Published on Thursday, August 30, 2018 in The Detroit Free Press
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