EARNING INTEREST : TRANSIT AGENCIES STRIVE TO CONVINCE STATE ADMINISTRATORS, LOCAL VOTERS THAT THEIR SYSTEMS ARE WORTH SUPPORTING - AND FUNDING

@inproceedings{Claypool2004EARNINGI,
  title={EARNING INTEREST : TRANSIT AGENCIES STRIVE TO CONVINCE STATE ADMINISTRATORS, LOCAL VOTERS THAT THEIR SYSTEMS ARE WORTH SUPPORTING - AND FUNDING},
  author={Angela Claypool},
  year={2004}
}
This article relates the experiences of five transit agencies in their efforts to find new ways to fund and support their systems. It discusses how the Regional Transportation District of Denver (RTD) is focusing on securing voter support to pay for a system expansion. Officials at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) were successful in getting voters to approve to approve the first local sales tax measure in California that is dedicated solely to transit. Rather than turning… CONTINUE READING

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