Measure M is Approved! November 9, 2016 — The people of LA County have spoken with a resounding voice of approval of Measure M. Voters passed Metro’s transportation ballot measure with 71.15% support. Thanks to the public for putting their faith in us to build a transportation system for today, tomorrow and beyond. Together, we
Measure M The Metro Board of Directors has approved placing a sales tax ballot measure, titled the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan, on the November 8, 2016, ballot. Voters will be asked: “To improve freeway traffic flow/safety; repair potholes/sidewalks; repave local streets; earthquake-retrofit bridges; synchronize signals; keep senior/disabled/student fares affordable; expand rail/subway/bus systems; improve
Telephone Town Hall Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m. PST English Transcript | Spanish Transcript Call in and listen to information on Metro’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget process, along with an update on Measure M. Staff will be prepared to answer questions about the budget, Measure M, service planning, and other topics within the agency. The
Why is Metro proposing Measure M? Angelenos spend an average of 81 hours a year stuck in traffic. Currently, there are 10.2 million people living in LA County, and we are projected to grow by 2.3 million people in the next 40 years. Traffic congestion and air pollution are expected to get worse with more
Other Programs The following programs will receive the indicated funding over 40 years.
Goals of Measure M Ease traffic congestion, improve freeway traffic flow, and reduce bottlenecks. Expand rail and rapid transit system; accelerate rail construction and build new rail lines; enhance local, regional, and express bus service; and improve system connectivity. Repave local streets, repair potholes, and synchronize signals; improve neighborhood streets and intersections, and enhance bike
Impacts of Measure M Measure M is expected to generate an estimated $860 million a year in 2017 dollars. Based on the latest economic forecast by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, the Los Angeles County Traffic Improvement Plan would add 465,690 new jobs across the region. The proposed projects will be built over
Samples of Tax Cost The following table provides five examples of common purchases and how much additional tax would be paid with Measure M. So for a café latte, you would pay $.02 more for a $4.15 latte if Measure M is passed.
Accountability Provisions of the Measure Measure M includes provisions establishing an independent oversight process including a Taxpayer Oversight Committee and annual audits.
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