Oh golly gee whiz, look at this. The light-rail fanatics in Charlotte are now saying the 1/2 cent local sales tax increase is not going to be enough money to pay for everything. Anyone at all surprised?
So now they're going to want to come back and raise taxes again to pay for rail expansion.
possibility, but he hasn't actively promoted it yet. It's unlikely any
new tax would be approved in the next year while the economy is in
All this for 8,000 people to ride roundtrip each day. How many hundreds of millions of dollars are going to be taken from all taxpayers in Mecklenburg County (and the visitors) and redistributed to the few who use transit?