Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority

1:55 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

All of Portage in New Transit District

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The new authority will eventually assume operation of Metro Transit busses in the county.
PORTAGE, MI - Portage wants to be a part of a new regional public transit system that will take place in the next couple of years. The Portage City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to "opt in" the entire city in the boundaries of the Central County Transportation Authority created by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners on Aug.
2:51 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Townships Decide on Bus Service

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Oshtemo Township will include only a few areas in a proposed Kalamazoo County transit authority.
The township board voted Tuesday to opt out precincts 1, 2, 3, 9 and 10, comprising roughly the northwestern two-thirds of the township. Precincts 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, comprising the east edge and southeast corner of the township, will be included in the CCTA.
2:47 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Portage backs transit planning, with reservations

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The Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority hopes to have the regional bus plan ready next year.
PORTAGE, MI - Portage supports a plan for regionalized public transportation in Kalamazoo County by 2015, but the city wants no part in assuming the retirement health care costs that would come with a new bus system.
6:18 am
Wed May 8, 2013

Kalamazoo County Voters approve renewal of transit millage

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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.
Kalamazoo County Transit
7:30 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Kalamazoo County Transit Millage on ballot May 7th

Credit WMUK

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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