Originally posted to wishtv.com on January 26, 2017 by Howard Monroe. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The city council is preparing to vote on a plan to increase your income taxes. This comes after voters approved a referendum to expand bus service throughout the city. The process will begin on Monday with the council’s first meeting on the […]

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Originally posted to wishtv.com on October 31, 2016 by Jessica Smith. INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — As voters prepare for the upcoming election,  24-Hour News 8 is looking at the future of public transportation in Indianapolis. Public transit is one of the most controversial issues on the Marion County ballot. On Tuesday, voters will decide on a […]

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Originally posted to indystar.com on September 6, 2016 by John Tuohy. Indianapolis residents later this month can sample where their their tax dollars would go if voters in November approve a referendum to pay for mass transit improvements. IndyGo will temporarily put into service an extra-long, all-electric bus like those that would be used for the city’s planned bus rapid transit lines. […]

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Originally posted to indystar.com on July 31, 2016 by Chris Sikich. For more than a decade, Hamilton County communities pushed state lawmakers to provide the means to pay for transit lines from their sprawling suburbs to Downtown Indianapolis. Leaders in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield thought they needed to ease traffic congestion along increasingly crowded corridors to connect workers with jobs […]

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Originally posted to indystar.com on July 13, 2016 by John Tuohy. Marion County voters will go it alone in November when they are asked to consider a ballot measure to raise their personal income taxes for improved mass transit. Township trustees in Johnson County decided against asking Greenwood voters to raise income taxes by 0.25 percent […]

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