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Metro Votes To Extend Measure R

By City News Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors agreed Thursday to ask Los Angeles County voters in November to approve a 30-year extension of the half-cent Measure R transportation sales tax approved just four years ago.

Measure R was originally set to expire in 2038, but proponents said approving an extension now will allow Metro to accelerate projects while construction costs are low.

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