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A Cache Valley Transit District (CVTD) Bus en route from the Transit Center to the Utah State University campus.
Chris Polansky

The Cache Valley Transit District carries an average of 5,000 riders every day on its buses. Last week, the Cache County Council voted to reduce the amount CVTD will receive from a new sales tax. 

Cache County shoppers will pay more sales tax to fund transportation

Officials in a northern Utah county have adopted a one-quarter of 1 percent tax increase to fund transportation projects.

The Cache County Council voted Tuesday to approve the tax increase, which will raise the sales tax in Logan from 6.6 percent to 6.85 percent.

A ballot initiative campaign asking Utah voters in 2018 to raise income and sales taxes for schools has scaled back the proposal after state officials said it would generate more tax revenue than expected.

Our Schools Now originally proposed raising Utah's income tax and sales tax half a percentage point each.