The Center For Transportation Excellence shows this ballot initiative up for funding:
Voters will be asked to approve an initiative to fund a diverse group of projects, including a new rail-based streetcar system, plus potential funding for other rail transit initiatives, such as commuter lines and a transit hub; sidewalks to be placed on major streets and near facilities used by the public and 57 miles of new public bicycling and walking trails throughout the city.
The so-called MAPS proposal calls for a seven-year, nine-month one-cent sales tax that will maintain the ________ sales tax rate where it currently stands.
Here are the hints.
It’s not Portland.
It’s not Austin.
It’s not Chicago.
It’s not Boulder.
It’s not Seattle.
It’s this city.
I’m not saying it’s a done deal, but at least it’s on the ballot.