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Study: LA Metro “Measure R” projects major contributor to jobs and economic output

By April 19, 2016 No Comments

The LAEDC Institute for Applied Economics has published a study of the economic impact of LA Metro’s “Measure R” projects.

Metro covergrabRead the report Here 



An updated estimate on the economic impacts of Measure R, the voter-approved half-cent sales tax, projects the initiative will contribute 426,980 jobs and $80.7 billion in economic output and $27.1 billion in labor income across the five-county Southern California region over the 30-year life of the tax measure, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) said today.

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