The failure of the Charlotte, N.C, city council to identify a funding source for a 20-year, $1.7 billion transit plan approved last week may well doom the proposal, a city councilman said Friday.

Council member Don Reid noted that during the same meeting in which it passed the transit plan last Tuesday, the city council squashed a resolution urging North Carolina's legislature to call a voter referendum on a local onecent sales tax to finance the initiative.

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