A measure that would have increased funding for Pierce Transit failed by 704 votes, according to final election results released today.
Proposition 1 would have raised sales tax within the agency’s boundaries by three-tenths of one percent.
Without the funding, Pierce Transit will cut bus service after 7 p.m. and on weekends, officials have said. Disability service will also be reduced. Cuts will have to be completed by spring of 2014. The board that oversees the agency will set a timeline for implementing the changes, which will include time to seek public comment.
Proposition 1 was rejected 100,943 votes to …