Re: [carfree_cities] Transit Wins in AZ
>Other small bits of good news:A similar measure in Ventura County, California was resoundingly defeated.
>In Santa Cruz "Measure J" failed. Measure J would have increased sales
>tax to fund adding a lane in each direction to Highway 1 at a cost of
>$363 million "to relieve congestion" and improve "emergency vehicle"
And the recent update of the Downtown (Ventura) Specific Plan includes
serious consideration of a future rail station downtown.
And Metrolink was recently extended.
And a local organization has formed to push for real passenger rail service
between here and Santa Barbara (where locals have fought off attempts to
widen the 101 freeway for years):