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Click on a story title to read that post. Posts are ordered chronologically from newest to oldest.Saving a transit system and turning the tide for the future of a mid-sized city
May 15, 2012
By Stephen Lee Davis
Last month, the citizens of Baton Rouge, LA, voted to raise their taxes to preserve and expand their struggling bus system. To pass it, churches, faith-based groups and local organizers teamed up with businesses and institutions. As we’ve seen in similar local measures, they won by explaining exactly what taxpayer money would buy, building a diverse coalition and getting out the vote.