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Metro Launches Transit Sales Tax Website

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With one more step to go until the half-cent sales tax increase proposal goes on the November ballot, Metro has launched an extensive website to inform the public what a "yes" vote would mean: "Measure R is a half-cent sales tax increase that will provide the local resources to finance new transportation projects and accelerate those already in the pipeline. Over 30 years, it is expected to generate $40 billion for countywide congestion relief projects – and attract additional state and federal matching funds that will otherwise go to another county. The average cost is $25 a year per person." (thanks, Curbed LA!)