Vote NO on California Proposition 6
This November, Greenbelt Alliance urges you to vote NO on California Proposition 6, which would cut off an overdue investment in the state’s transportation infrastructure.
Prop. 6 would repeal SB1, which authorized the 2017 increases to the state gas tax and vehicle fee that currently provide $5.6 billion a year for transportation projects. Of that total, more than $1 billion is specifically focused on public transit, bike, and pedestrian projects, which are vital to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fighting climate change.
Currently, there are more than 6,500 projects funded by SB 1 underway, most of which will have to stop if Prop. 6 passes. That means that Prop. 6 won’t just take money away from badly-needed transportation upgrades and maintenance; it will cost jobs and damage local economies.
Prop. 6 threatens the future health of our environment, our infrastructure, and our cities and towns. It would take away from public transit, bike paths, and pedestrian walkways, all of which are absolutely essential to smart growth and thriving communities. If passed by two-thirds of voters this fall, Prop. 6 would be an absolute disaster for the Bay Area and California as a whole. That’s why we strongly recommend voting NO on Proposition 6 in November.
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