At their meeting on Monday, September 17, the Bay Planning Coalition Board of Directors voted to take an official position against California statewide ballot measure Proposition 6, which will be on the ballot in November. According to the related entry on ballotpedia.org, Proposition 6 would “repeal the gas and diesel tax increases and vehicle fees that were enacted in 2017 and require voter approval for fuel tax and vehicle fee increases in the future.” A key concern for opponents of Proposition 6 is the impact it would on the funding for thousands of current and planned road and other infrastructure projects throughout the state. More information can be found at the following links:
- From MTC: Pothole Peril: Commission Opposes Proposition 6; Projects At Risk of Funding Cuts from Proposition 6.
- East Bay Times Editorial: To preserve funds for roads, transit, vote no on Prop. 6
- A large amount of related information from the Alameda County Transportation Commission can be viewed here.
- A list of “No on Prop 6” coalition members can be viewed here.
Earlier this year, the BPC Board of Directors voted to support California Proposition 3, the Water Infrastructure and Watershed Conservation Bond Initiative, as well as the San Francisco Seawall Bond Measure.Tags: Bay Planning Coalition, bpc, prop 6, proposition 6