Letters to the Editor

August 31, 2013

Road tax should fund transit

Once again county leaders are looking at a sales tax and once again it appears they are being short-sighted. Nowhere has it been mentioned setting aside money for bus transit or bicycle projects. As noted by Stanislaus Council of Governments director Carlos Yamzon, these projects are funded in the San Joaquin sales tax, and research will show they are always a major component in county sales tax initiatives.

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