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Seattle Transportation – Proposition 1

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October 24, 2014 - 12:14 pm

Seattle voters will take up the issue of transportation funding for the Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposition 1.

If approved, this proposition would fund the preservation of transit service on existing routes (primarily serving the Seattle area) proposed to be cut beginning 2015 .  A portion of the funds collected would be to support regional transit service and improved access for low income transit riders.

This proposition would authorize an additional annual vehicle license fee of $60 per registered vehicle with a $20 rebate for low income individuals and authorize a .1 percent sales and use tax.  Both the fee and tax would expire by December 31st, 2020.

KBCS News Director, Sonya Green interviews Administrative Manager and Former president of the League of Women Voters Seattle King County, Allison Feher about the proposition.

You can listen to the interview below:

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