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Chastain pitches 25-mile rail proposal on Aug. 8 ballot

Veteran transit activist Clay Chastain was in Kansas City on Friday, July 7, 2017, to campaign for his latest petition initiative, Question 2 on the Aug. 8 ballot. The measure seeks a  3/8 -cent sales tax increase for 25 years, to help pay for what he’s calling a “hybrid” rail system that would combine the best of streetcars and light rail.

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