Half-Cent Tax May Be Used To Fund Triangle Rail System

Posted January 14, 2005

— Some are questioning whether a half-cent sales tax would help to pay for a commuter rail in the Triangle.

The Regional Transportation Alliance went to San Diego to see their commuter trains last week. The city pays for rail with a half-cent local sales tax.

Some members of the alliance said a similar tax could help the Triangle Transit Authority's planned line from Durham to Raleigh.

The Wake County legislative delegation is mixed on the tax proposal.


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