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Program: Update on the Proposed  Independent Transit Authority

Speakers: Jim Zepp and Jerry Garson.   During the last state legislative
session, the County Executive requested e
nabling legislation to establish a
new County transit agency with the power to raise additional property taxes,
manage transit operations, and exercise eminent domain.  The legislation
was subsequently withdrawn
and the Transit Task Force reconvened to
consider changes to last year's proposal.  
Come learn about the latest
plans for the "
Independent Transit Authority 2.0" and how it might affect
you
and your property taxes.
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Celebrating 90 years of service

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NEXT MCCF MONTHLY MEETING
ATTN: We will meet Monday, Sept. 22, 2015
instead of the second Monday of the Month

Civic Activism in the
Jazz Age
:
Ever wonder what the first
MCCF activists did and how
much (or little) issues have
changed over the last 90
years?  See Charles Wolff's
account of the
Federation's
birth.
Check it Out:
Video from the April MCCF
Program,
Transportation  of
the Future
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Part 1 demonstrates how
increased capacity cannot
solve congestion.  Part 2
includes Houston's
Re-
imagining Transit project.

Part One
Part Two