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Board to Vote on Transit Tax: Feb. 20

At its regular monthly meeting on Feb. 20, 2014, the board of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority will vote on the question of placing a 0.7 mill request on the May 6, 2014 ballot.

The recommendation to place the item on the board’s agenda came in action taken by the planning and development committee at its Feb. 11 meeting. Voting unanimously at the meeting to recommend the ballot question to the full board on Feb. 20 were: Sue Gott, Larry Krieg, Eli Cooper and Eric Mahler.

The millage would pay for a set of service improvements over a period of five years. Those improvements include increased frequency during peak hours, extended service in the evenings, and additional service on weekends. Some … [Full Story]