BART Placing $3.5 Billion Bond To Fix System On November Ballot

sanfrancisco.cbslocal – excerpt

Not everyone is on Board with the Bond Ballot

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – After years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors is looking to completely rebuild the agency’s aging infrastructure and voted unanimously Thursday to place a $3.5 billion bond on the November ballot to fund the effort.

The bond measure drew support from local government leaders, area business groups, bicycle advocacy organizations, nonprofits and community organizations. More than an hour of almost entirely positive public comment preceded the vote… (more)

Critics don’t think BART spends its money that well… We say, leave the seats on BART and we’ll think about supporting the bond. Remove the seats and you can forget about it.

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