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Georgia Transit Taxation Bill Could Hit TNCs As Well

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Posted on March 13, 2019
An Uber vehicle with a lidar autonomous sensor on the roof (Photo via Wikimedia Commons user Timtempleton)

An Uber vehicle with a lidar autonomous sensor on the roof (Photo via Wikimedia Commons user Timtempleton)

A bill that could spark a transit expansion across Georgia cleared the House of Representatives on March 7 — but with a tweak that could eventually hit ride-hailing companies and their customers in the wallet.

House Bill 511 would allow Georgia counties — once they receive voter approval — to raise sales taxes for transit expansion. And it would launch pilot programs to help transport unemployed Georgians to jobs.

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