Michigan Radio: Oakland County passes transit millage by a wide margin

Oakland County residents voted Tuesday for a transit millage that will expand bus service there significantly.

According to unofficial results, the millage passed with more than 57% of the vote. Among other things, it will prevent cities and townships from opting out of SMART, Metro Detroit’s regional bus service.

Oakland County Executive Dave Coulter said the millage will also help the county expand several other smaller, more localized transit providers.