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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Church of Light Rail suffers another defeat

...this time in Tualatin - 75% voting to require a public vote on light rail planning or funding...

http://www.oregonlive.com/tualatin/index.ssf/2014/09/light_rail_in_tualatin_residen.html

Tualatin voters in a Tuesday night special election were overwhelmingly passing Ballot Measure 34-220, which would prohibit the city from using its resources on the financing, design, construction or operation of light rail without first getting voters' approval.
Partial returns posted just after 8 p.m. showed that nearly 75 percent of more than 2,800 city residents voted "yes." Turnout was under 25 percent.

1 comment:

Al M said...

75%! Wow! Trimet hegemony suffers another defeat!