Purpose

To consolidate, disseminate, and gather information concerning the 710 expansion into our San Rafael neighborhood and into our surrounding neighborhoods. If you have an item that you would like posted on this blog, please e-mail the item to Peggy Drouet at pdrouet@earthlink.net

Friday, October 26, 2012

Pasadena Chamber Board of Directors recommendations on ballot measures

October 26th, 2012 ·

  http://www.pasadena-chamber.org/blog/2012/10/26/pasadena-chamber-board-of-directors-positions-on-ballot-measures/

 Measure J (sales tax extension for transportation): Locally, the Pasadena Chamber Board chose to support Measure J, the extension of the Los Angeles County sales tax to support local transportation projects. While supporting the measure, which would extend the half cent sales tax increase through 2069, the Board recognized that implementation of local transportation projects can be accelerated by bonding against this dedicated revenue source. The Board did express a very strong preference that the funds be spent on transit projects, such as the Gold Line extension to Claremont, rather than highway and road construction. The Board communicated a clear desire to seek 21st century solutions to traffic congestion and goods movement issues.