Transit Funding Bond Measure Proposed

The Chamber applauds Mayor Ed Lee and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for moving ahead with a bond measure for the November ballot which would greatly improve transportation infrastructure in the region. The Chamber-supported measure will provide critical funding for infrastructure projects to increase Muni reliability and travel speed, upgrade transit stops and stations, improve pedestrian and bicycle safety, and prepare for growth on the City’s busiest travel corridors. “We commend Mayor Lee and the Board of Supervisors for their hard work in creating a proposal which will provide the much-needed funding for transit projects crucial to our city’s growing transportation demands,” said Bob Linscheid, Chamber President & CEO. “Perhaps most notably, this bond will accomplish its goals without raising property taxes while providing citizen oversight and regular audits to assure accountability and transparency.” Read more.