Voters Approved 23 Transit Measures Nationwide
- This article in my local paper summarized some of the U.S. national
voting on (mass) transit:
Here are the highlights:
o Voters approved 23 transit initiatives nationwide.
o 6 pro-transit measures were voted down.
o 8 of the approved initiatives were in California.
o Denver's FasTracks was the largest - $4.7B for transit.
o San Diego voted in $2.7B for light rail.
o Phoenix voted in $2.3B to add 27.7 miles of light rail to the
30-mile line being constructed.
o Transit has had a 80% success rate at the polls this year.
o "This says the nation is playing catch-up with transit," (Bert)
Melcher said. "I think it's a national trend."
I think Americans are starting to wake up ...Vince Cook, Denver