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Voters approved $40.9B for transportation in 2018, study says

Voters approved $40.9B for transportation in 2018, study says

Metro-Magazine.com
Posted on January 11, 2019

Voters across the country approved nearly $41 billion in new investment for transportation at the ballot box last year, according to the Eno Center for Transportation’s analysis of the 2018 transportation ballot measures. “Transportation at the Ballot Box 2018,” Eno’s new issue brief, analyzes the hundreds of ballot measures considered by voters in 2018 and provides breakdowns by mode, identifier, and state.

“Against the backdrop of a midterm election cycle that had major political ramifications for the United States, voters also played a critical role in shaping their communities by casting their votes on investments and other decisions about transportation,” said Robert Puentes, president/CEO of Eno. “Our analysis found that voters have a tremendous appetite to fix their infrastructure and expand transportation opportunities, but that certain kinds of measures had more success at the ballot box than others.” FULL ARTICLE

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