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New idea for Southeast Michigan public transit would tax fewer people

Jul 5, 2017

The plan to link four Southeast Michigan counties with one regional transit system failed at the ballot box last November. It was rejected by some by 18,000 votes.

That has the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan thinking of ways to make the plan more appealing to more voters.

Megan Owens, executive director of Transportation Riders United, joined Stateside to talk about how the Regional Transportation Authority might work a new plan.

Listen above to hear what that plan entails.

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