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The Source: Why VIA Funding Hit A Speed Bump

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Joey Palacios
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Texas Public Radio

This November, City Council delayed a vote that would support future improvements for VIA Metropolitan Transit.

While no money is expected for this fiscal year 2017, the original proposal earmarked $2.2 million of city funds in fiscal year 2018, $6.5 million the following year, then $10 million in fiscal year 2020 and each year going forward.

Although the need for funding the city's bus service is clear, why is the decision being delayed? 

To view the City Council meeting discussing this issue, click here. (From approx 1:15:00 to 2:00:00)

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