Mountain View Patch: 10/19/16

Measure B: Santa Clara Co. Voters To Decide Half-Cent Sales Tax For Transportation Projects

Plans include extending BART, repairing roads and easing congestion.

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA – Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation issues throughout Santa Clara County.

Measure B, a half-cent sales tax for 30 years, would raise between $6 billion to $6.5 billion for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority to extend BART into Silicon Valley, reduce crowded freeways and
repair roads throughout Santa Clara County.

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