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Broward transportation tab: $8 billion, and who's paying?

Broward transportation tab: $8 billion, and who's paying?

Broward County has an $8 billion transportation wish list and wants you to help pick up the tab. A campaign for a voter-approved sales tax increase — or some other tax or fee increase — to pay for better travel conditions in Broward is on the horizon. Expect it on the ballot in the future — possibly as early as 2015. Broward transportation planners continued to lay the groundwork for it Tuesday in a joint meeting with the County Commission, whose vote would be needed to put a referendum on the ballot. In every discussion about mass transit or roadway needs, about re-engineering roadways to make more room for cyclists and walkers, and about syncing traffic signals and...

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