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The right to criticize government is also an obligation to know what you are talking about. 
-Lent Upson, 1st Executive Director of CRC  


Transportation Issues

Transportation; Traffic; Communication

Transportation Plan - general reports

Railroads

PDF File State Ballot Issues: Transportation Proposals of the Legislature
CC 905, ( October 78 ) 4 pages

Proposal M -- State Transportation Commission & Taxes (Article V, Section 28 & Article IX, Section 9); Proposal R -- Railroad Redevelopment Authority & Bonds (new Article IV, Section 54)

State Ballot Issues:
CC 876, ( October 74 ) 6 pages

Proposal A -- Limiting Use of Motor Fuel Tax Funds (restrict amounts available for state police patrol and public transportation); Proposal B -- Vietnam Veterans Bonus Bonds (authorize a $205 million bond sale to pay bonuses to Michigan residents that served during the Vietnam War); Proposal C -- Removal of Sales Tax on Food and Prescription Drugs (a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by initiative petition that was approved 56% for to 44% against); Proposal D -- State-Wide Transportation (authorize a $1.1 billion bond sale for urban transportation, inter-city rail and bus systems, people movers, airport development, port facilities, and non-motorized transportation)

Mass Transportation

PDF File The SMART Millage Vote,
CRC Memo 1064, ( July 2002 ) 4 pages

An August 6 ballot question in all of Macomb County and participating communities in Oakland and Wayne counties will request voter approval for the levy of 0.60 mills for 4 years.

CC 1036, pdf File Ballot Proposal: One-Third Mill For Regional Public Transit, Examines the May 23 and June 6, 1995 ballot questions in Wayne, Macomb, and Oakland counties requesting one-third mill to provide public transportation services ( May 95 ) 4 pages [17,840 bytes]

Misc., Financing Transit Operating Systems -- How SMART Compares ( February 92 ) 5 pages

PDF File State Ballot Issues: Transportation Proposals of the Legislature
CC 905, ( October 78 ) 4 pages

Proposal M -- State Transportation Commission & Taxes (Article V, Section 28 & Article IX, Section 9); Proposal R -- Railroad Redevelopment Authority & Bonds (new Article IV, Section 54)

State Ballot Issues:
CC 876, ( October 74 ) 6 pages

Proposal A -- Limiting Use of Motor Fuel Tax Funds (restrict amounts available for state police patrol and public transportation); Proposal B -- Vietnam Veterans Bonus Bonds (authorize a $205 million bond sale to pay bonuses to Michigan residents that served during the Vietnam War); Proposal C -- Removal of Sales Tax on Food and Prescription Drugs (a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by initiative petition that was approved 56% for to 44% against); Proposal D -- State-Wide Transportation (authorize a $1.1 billion bond sale for urban transportation, inter-city rail and bus systems, people movers, airport development, port facilities, and non-motorized transportation)

Bus Transportation

Memo 1049, pdf File SMART Millage Renewal, Description of the August 4, 1998 question of renewing one-third mill for mass transit in the participating communities in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. ( June 1998 ) 4 pages. [49KB]

CC 1036, pdf File Ballot Proposal: One-Third Mill For Regional Public Transit, Examines the May 23 and June 6, 1995 ballot questions in Wayne, Macomb, and Oakland counties requesting one-third mill to provide public transportation services ( May 95 ) 4 pages [17,840 bytes]

Misc., Financing Transit Operating Systems -- How SMART Compares ( February 92 ) 5 pages

State Ballot Issues:
CC 876, ( October 74 ) 6 pages

Proposal A -- Limiting Use of Motor Fuel Tax Funds (restrict amounts available for state police patrol and public transportation); Proposal B -- Vietnam Veterans Bonus Bonds (authorize a $205 million bond sale to pay bonuses to Michigan residents that served during the Vietnam War); Proposal C -- Removal of Sales Tax on Food and Prescription Drugs (a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by initiative petition that was approved 56% for to 44% against); Proposal D -- State-Wide Transportation (authorize a $1.1 billion bond sale for urban transportation, inter-city rail and bus systems, people movers, airport development, port facilities, and non-motorized transportation)

Detroit-Canada Tunnel; Ambassador Bridge

Automobile Registration, Regulation

Oakland County Vehicle Registration Fee Ballot Issue,
CC 975, ( October 88 ) 5 pages [54KB]

Examined a question on the November, 1988 ballot in Oakland County of whether a $25 registration fee should be collected on vehicles registered in the county. The question was ultimately defeated.

Traffic - Regulation

Parking

Driver Licensing & Regulation

Highway Accidents & Safety

St. Lawrence Seaway & Navigable Rivers

Ports

SR 23, Little Hoover Committee ... Michigan Promotional Agencies A research report on the 12 state agencies (Department of Economic Development, Michigan Tourist Council, State Waterways Commission, Great Lakes Tidewater Commission, Soo Locks Centennial Celebration Commission, Michigan Cherry Commission, Michigan Agricultural Marketing Council, Board of Managers State Fair, Board of Managers Upper Peninsula State Fair, Michigan Apple Commission, Port of Detroit Commission, and Monroe Port Commission). ( September 51 ) 62 pages

State Ballot Issues:
CC 876, ( October 74 ) 6 pages

Proposal A -- Limiting Use of Motor Fuel Tax Funds (restrict amounts available for state police patrol and public transportation); Proposal B -- Vietnam Veterans Bonus Bonds (authorize a $205 million bond sale to pay bonuses to Michigan residents that served during the Vietnam War); Proposal C -- Removal of Sales Tax on Food and Prescription Drugs (a constitutional amendment placed on the ballot by initiative petition that was approved 56% for to 44% against); Proposal D -- State-Wide Transportation (authorize a $1.1 billion bond sale for urban transportation, inter-city rail and bus systems, people movers, airport development, port facilities, and non-motorized transportation)

Port of Detroit

CC 689, Ballot Issues I: Port Of Detroit Bond Issue & Millage Increase ( October 58 ) 5 pages

CC 682, Detroit Ballot Issues: Port Of Detroit Development ( October 57 ) 3 pages

Air Transportation

Airports

CC 993, pdf File Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Addressed the proposed sale of $100 million in bonds for the improvement of Detroit Metro Airport. ( October 90 ) 4 pages [35 KB]

Communications

 

 

 

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Last Updated March 23, 2007