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Long-term transportation plan includes sales tax increase

“Just a month after voters in two neighboring counties rejected 1-cent sales tax increases for transit and roads, Pasco commissioners and elected city leaders will be asked to consider a long-term transportation plan that includes $1.6 billion from a similar sales tax.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/long-term-transportation-plan-includes-sales-tax-increase/2208205 By: C.T. Bowen

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Tampa Clean Cities Coalition nationally recognized

“The Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition’s (TBCCC) goal is to coordinate the use of alternative energy in transportation that is less toxic to the environment than traditional fuels such as petroleum or diesel. ” See More . . . Source: http://www.usforacle.com/news/view.php/856372/Tampa-Clean-Cities-Coalition-nationally- By: Wesley Higgins

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Hillsborough’s tax-for-transportation referendum might not specify rail

“In a move that sharply differs from the Greenlight Pinellas referendum, a Hillsborough plan that could be the backbone for a referendum here would refer only to “fixed guideways” — a term that includes bus rapid transit and all types of rail, including heavy, light or commuter.” See More . . . Source: http://www.tampabay.com/news/transportation/masstransit/hillsboroughs-tax-for-transportation-referendum-might-not-specify-rail/2203150 By: Caitlin Johnston

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World’s worst airport in 2014 is…

“New York City’s LaGuardia International Airport, ranked 10th, was the only U.S. entry to make top 10 list.” See More . . . Source: http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/20/travel/worst-airports-2014-sleeping-in-airports/index.html?hpt=hp_bn10 By: Maggie Hiufu Wong

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The most innovative cities in America

“From technology and infrastructure, to job creation and sustainability, these 10 cities are leading the pack when it comes to creatively solving urban issues.” See More . . . Source: http://money.cnn.com/gallery/technology/2014/10/07/most-innovative-cities/index.html?hpt=hp_bn5 By: JILLIAN EUGENIOS, STEVE HARGREAVES & AIMEE RAWLINS

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