Kalamazoo County transit millage

SW Michigan
10:46 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Michigan NOW: Auto marketing guru loves trains

White board at the Detroit transit forum
Credit Michigan NOW

Earlier this month, voters in Kalamazoo County renewed a millage for public transit service. But in southeastern Michigan, officials are still trying to pull a new regional transit system together.

They and others met recently at the University of Detroit Mercy where they heard from transit system managers around the country. They included Toby Barlow, an advocate for the auto industry who says his heart is still with trains and busses.

Michigan Now’s Chris McCarus reports.

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Election results
6:41 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Kalamazoo County Transit millage, Kalamazoo School millage pass

Credit WMUK

Interview with Linda Teeter

  

Voters in Kalamazoo County have approved the renewal of a county-wide transit millage. A $62-million bond proposal for Kalamazoo Public Schools has passed. 

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6:18 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Kalamazoo County Voters approve renewal of transit millage

Lead in text: 
Vote is a step toward a countywide transit system
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
With 93 of 94 precincts reporting, about 72 percent of voters approved the renewal -- 11,711 voters have cast "yes" votes and 4,464 voters have cast "no" votes. The levy, last approved by voters in 2009, will raise about $3.1 million in its first year, or 18 percent of the county public transit system's overall funding.
6:21 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Election day: Polls open from until 8:00 tonight

Lead in text: 
Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority seeks renewal of operating levy. Kalamazoo Public School seeks $62-million bond for facilities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Kalamazoo County and communities around the region so that taxpayers can decide on a range of tax issues. Residents in the Kalamazoo, Delton Kellogg, Marcellus and Lawrence school districts will vote whether to increase property taxes to improve school facilities.
Kalamazoo County Transit
7:30 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Kalamazoo County Transit Millage on ballot May 7th

Credit WMUK

Extended interview with Claudette Reid

Voters in Kalamazoo County will decide May 7th whether to approve a county wide transit millage. The proposal is a renewal of .04 mills for next four years. It pays for demand service known as County Connect. It also covers the line-haul service outside of the city of Kalamazoo. 

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