Judge’s ruling could affect millions of public transit users

Aug 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Transportation

Transportation is heavily financed by public money in the form of subsidies or direct taxes. But those sources are never a certainty — illustrated by a New York judge’s ruling last week that could end the state’s payroll mobility tax.

The tax, and four other related fees that the judge also deemed unconstitutional, contribute nearly $2 billion a year to the budget of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, which runs the Metro-North commuter rail system.

For more on this story, visit: Judge’s ruling could affect millions of public transit users | The Connecticut Mirror.

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