Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Measure R

Measure R 2 (or 2.1) Season Is Underway

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Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 767 authorizing Metro to place a sales tax on a future ballot to fund transportation growth.The ballot measure would likely appear on the 2016 fall ballot, along with the presidential race, Congressional races and a variety of local races. Within minutes of the signing, Move L.A. released a […]

Coalition Calls For 10 Percent of Future L.A. Sales Tax To Go To Walk-Bike

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There is a new twist in the path to a 2016 Los Angeles County transportation sales tax measure, tentatively being called “Measure R2.” Investing in Place, a new policy-based organization that has examined transportation sales taxes throughout the state, just held its own conference with a coalition of more than thirty community based partner organizations. The purpose of the […]