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PRESS RELEASE | POLLING RESULTS
May 7, 2020
A recent poll of likely Bay Area voters showed that an income tax surcharge on incomes over one million dollars is more popular than a sales tax as a way to fund regional transportation improvements. The poll also showed that even amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Bay Area residents see the importance of investing in and improving public transportation in the long term.
NEWS ARTICLE | PLAN FOR $100 BILLION BAY AREA TRANSPORTATION 'MEGA MEASURE" ON HOLD, WITH ALL EYES ON CORONAVIRUS
March 17, 2020
“Of course this pandemic changes everything, and a transportation funding measure may not make sense to put on the ballot this year,” said Hayley Currier, policy advocacy manager for the group TransForm, an organization belonging to the coalition, Voices for Public Transportation.
NEWS ARTICLE | TRANSPORTATION TAXES FLOPPED ON SUPER TUESDAY. IS THAT BAD NEWS FOR THE BAY AREA'S 'MEGA-MEASURE'?
March 5, 2020
“Last night told us that people are tired of sales taxes,” said Currier, whose organization had backed Measure J in Contra Costa County. “It’s time to think about a new way to fund the public transportation we so desperately need. It’s time to ask corporations who profit off of our region to pay their fair share.”
NEWS | BRAIN TRUST PREPS BAY AREA TRANSPORTATION MEGA MEASURE
August 27, 2019
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