Sunday, February 1, 2009

Endorse the Coalition for Advancing Transit and be a part of building prosperity in Southeastern Wisconsin

I support the following principles:
  • A vibrant, modern transit system is a fundamental part of a successful and sustainable economy in the region.
  • A permanent regional transit authority in Southeast Wisconsin in 2009 is critical to providing regional coordination, creating a united voice to access local funding and federal investments, and advancing efficient regional linkages for jobs and economic growth.
  • A dedicated funding source for transit is vital in 2009 to provide adequate, stable funding for transit and prevent significant cuts in service.
  • A dedicated 0.5% sales tax for transit will provide property tax relief by removing local transit costs from the property tax.