The City of Burien is seeking to create a temporary Transportation Benefit District on this November’s Ballot. It’s a $25 vehicle license fee to fund bicycle and pedestrian improvements.
Any time there’s a step towards making motorists pay the true costs of their driving while encouraging other modes, that’s something that STB can get behind. Vote YES on City of Burien Proposition 1.
On a side note, it’s good to see the American Heart Association mobilize on these issues. Getting people to use cars less has enormously positive public health consequences.
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