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Transit Tax

September 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
The legal challenges to a one-cent sales tax approved by Hillsborough County voters in 2018 continue.
Tampa Bay Times
July 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
The "All for Transportation" sales tax in Hillsborough County, Florida, survived a revolt and legal challenge from conservative county commissioners, despite earning 57 percent of the public vote.
Tampa Bay Times
August 31, 2018, 1pm PDT
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.
The Detroit Free Press
August 23, 2018, 5am PDT
The Michigan Taxpayers Alliance is seeking a recount of the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART) millage that passed by only 39 votes in the August 7 primary.
The Detroit Free Press
July 2, 2018, 12pm PDT
Public transit is increasingly a target of the Koch brothers' crusade against big government.
New York Times
January 25, 2018, 10am PST
Officials in Miami-Dade County are moving quickly to potentially add a half-cent surtax to the November ballot.
Miami Today
August 7, 2017, 9am PDT
Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking for new ways to fund transit improvements and access.
The New York Times
February 28, 2017, 10am PST
It took awhile, but the city of Indianapolis has finally approved the nation's newest income tax to raise revenue for the IndyGo public transit system.
Indystar