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|Regional Transportation Commission meeting|
|Date||Thursday November 19|
|Time||9:00 AM - 11:00 AM|
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|Vets Hall on Front Street in Santa Cruz next to the downtown Post Office.|
Urgent Memo: Widening Highway One Still Won’t Work
In 2004, we led the County-wide opposition that decisively defeated a sales tax increase to widen Highway One. Since then we have actively supported numerous transportation improvements around the County, including the long push to get local public ownership of the 32-mile rail corridor stretching across the County. And we have continued to resist wasteful investment in the outdated thinking behind widening highways.
Now it’s back. A new 30 year transportation sales tax measure proposed for 2016 could fund useful and environmentally sound improvements. Unfortunately, the current proposal would waste more than $100 million dollars on widening Highway One.
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Please attend the Regional Transportation Commission’s meeting at 9:00 AM, Thursday, November 19, at the Vets Hall on Front Street in Santa Cruz next to the downtown Post Office. If you can’t attend, you can email the Commission at: info [at] sccrtc.org