transit http://wemu.org en Survey Says Voters Approve Tax Hike for More Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Service http://wemu.org/post/survey-says-voters-approve-tax-hike-more-ann-arbor-area-transportation-authority-service <div>A recent survey finds area voters would support a tax hike to help fund the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority's five year transit plan. &nbsp;</div><p></p><div>63 percent of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Ypsilanti Township voters polled would probably or definitely vote for a new tax of less than one mill for additional service. &nbsp;The survey was conducted in October through December for the AAATA.</div><div> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 06:46:08 +0000 Andrew Cluley 41336 at http://wemu.org Survey Says Voters Approve Tax Hike for More Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority Service SEMCOG Public Hearing on Transit http://wemu.org/post/semcog-public-hearing-transit <p>The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) are collecting public feedback on short and long term transportation plans. The proposals are billed as the "2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Plan" and the "2040 Regional Transportation Plan." The first public hearing on the comprehensive measures took place Wednesday at Washtenaw Community College. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 11:28:25 +0000 Andrew Cluley 29143 at http://wemu.org SEMCOG Public Hearing on Transit Council Approves Transit Study Funding http://wemu.org/post/council-approves-transit-study-funding <p>Ann Arbor's city council has approved funding to serve as the local match for a pair of studies on public transit.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 17:01:15 +0000 Andrew Cluley 20793 at http://wemu.org Transit Study Defeated http://wemu.org/post/transit-study-defeated <p>Ann Arbor's city council has rejected paying 60-thousand dollars to help fund a study on a possible high-capacity rapid transit connector, but the issue may come back when more council members are present.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 12:39:57 +0000 Andrew Cluley 19037 at http://wemu.org Transit Study Defeated County Transit http://wemu.org/post/county-transit <p>The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners have signed off on a four-party agreement and Articles of Incorporation that will serve as the framework for a new, county-wide transit authority.&nbsp; Even with that step forward, another action was taken that will takes the process a step backward. WEMU&#39;s Andrew Cluley explains.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:53:42 +0000 Andrew Cluley 17362 at http://wemu.org