The bill now moves to the House floor for final consideration. The bill would potentially let voters in Marion and Hamilton counties either support or shoot down what would reportedly be a .3 percent addition to their local income taxes.
According to Indy Connect, the average family in central Indiana making $50,000 a year would pay an extra $12.50 per month for the new system. Indy Connect says they are exploring both bus rapid transit options and rail transit to see which would be more feasible.
Additional information can be found online at indyconnect.org.