Transportation

Implement tolls on bridges

I suggest you implement tolls on all major Seattle bridges (Fremont Bridge, Ballard Bridge, University Bridge, Montlake Bridge, South Park Bridge, etc.). Add an HOV/transit lane that is exempt from tolling.

 

This is one small step for car users to start paying for themselves, instead of sucking over $100 milion per year of subsidies out of property tax and the general fund.

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Make car users start paying for themselves

I suggest you only pay for car infrastructure projects using fees on car users. The 40% of Seattle residents who do not drive on a daily basis are subsidizing car users through property taxes and the general fund, which pay for over 96% of Seattle's transportation infrastructure. This should not happen. Make car users pay for their own infrastructure, including paying for the majority of Seattle city property (roads ...more »

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