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Initiative Measure No. 985 concerns transportation.

Washington Ballot Measure - Initiative 985

Election: General Nov. 4, 2008 (General)
Outcome: Failed

Categories:
Transportation
Government Budget and Spending
Taxes

Summary

This measure would: open high-occupancy vehicle lanes to all vehicles Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. Friday to 6:00 a.m. Monday; require traffic light synchronization, and mandate increased funding for roadside assistance. Certain existing revenues, including 15% of state sales and use taxes on vehicles, certain traffic infraction penalties, and certain tolls would be dedicated to traffic-flow purposes.

Measure Text

This measure would open high-occupancy vehicle lanes to all traffic during specified hours, require traffic light synchronization, increase roadside assistance funding, and dedicate certain taxes, fines, tolls and other revenues to traffic-flow purposes. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

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