Aides and secretaries to current and former public officials found new jobs at the transit agency after voters backed a sales tax for transportation in 2002.

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Interactive Map

The proposed spending plan from the transit tax’s 2002 campaign called for widespread expansion of Metrorail to all corners of the county. Up to 88.9 miles were promised on eight lines. At this point, only one spur of 2.4 miles is likely to be built, and the county is struggling to win federal funds for two other lines.

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Slide show

A trip in photographs through the Miami-Dade Transit system five years after Miami Dade county leaders promised to bring Miami-Dade Transit into the 21st Century once voters approved a long-sought sales tax in 2002.

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