Americans Willing To Pay To Get Rid Of Traffic

Despite concerns over the economy, most voters agreed to help pay for new rail systems, highways and bus routes.
November 5, 2004, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In cities and suburbs — small, large, red and blue — voters were united this week on one key issue: paying to get out of traffic jams. They approved almost 80% of transportation tax and bond measures... At least 23 of 31 ballot measures to launch or expand bus and rail lines in 11 states were approved... The price tag: more than $40 billion."

Thanks to Linda LaSut

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Published on Friday, November 5, 2004 in USA Today
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