SORTA has spent years gathering valuable input as the organization decided whether to pursue a Hamilton County sales tax levy to support and expand service in the region. In December 2019, the SORTA Board of Trustees approved ballot language asking voters to approve a 0.8 percent Hamilton County sales tax. The question will appear on the March 17, 2020 ballot.
The presentation from our recent community listening sessions can be viewed in both video and PDF format.
Shifting Metro's local funding from a city earnings tax to a countywide sales tax will result in a net decrease in taxes for most residents.
Bus Rapid Transit:
The Reinventing Metro plan includes a new and exciting travel option for the Cincinnati region - Bus Rapid Transit (BRT). BRT provides faster service than local or express routes and will transform our region and the way people get around. Learn more about BRT's amenities, benefits and advantages.
Take a look at how less waiting, extended hours, and a shorter trip time can affect the region and what these benefits may mean to someone you know.