Campaign Profiles

Indianapolis Pitching BRT as Transit Solution

July 19, 2016

This November, Marion County voters will consider an income tax increase to fund new and improved transit service.

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A Light at the End of the Tunnel for Transit in the Motor City

July 06, 2016

Voters in metro Detroit will decide this November on a 1.2 mill property tax to support the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan's master plan.

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A Bright Transit Future for Phoenix: Voters Pass Prop. 104

September 04, 2015

In one of the biggest transit elections this year, Phoenix voters approved Prop. 104, a ballot initiative to increase the sales tax from 0.4 percent to 0.7 percent to fund bus and light rail expansion and road improvements. The measure’s support campaign, MovePHX, was integral in the initiative’s passage on Aug. 25th.

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2014 Campaign Ads and Media

November 11, 2014

CFTE maintains an archive of ads, mailers, and media from transit ballot measures campaigns. Click here for example material from from 2014 campaigns.

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2013 Missoula, MT

January 03, 2014

A Q&A with Derek Goldman, Campaign Manager at Friends for Mountain Line coalition. In November 2013, voters in Missoula passed a measure to fund improved bus service with a new mill levy. Learn more about what made the campaign successful!

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2012 Los Angeles County, CA

January 10, 2013

A Q&A with Gloria Ohland, Director of Policy and Communications at Move LA. In November 2012, a measure to extend a 30-year, 0.5 percent sales tax by an additional 30 years was narrowly defeated by Los Angeles County voters. Find out what lessons can be learned from this campaign!

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2010 St. Louis, MO

April 06, 2010

The story from the Gateway City is one of ultimate success, with struggles and lessons learned along the way. The region lost a major transit campaign in November 2008 but came back to win in April 2010 with an increase of almost 15% in voter support!

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2007 Mecklenburg County, NC

November 06, 2007

Charlotte campaign profile written for CFTE by Alan Wulkan, InfraConsult, LLC

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