Measure L was heavily influenced by comprehensive input from the community and will do the following:
Preserve existing infrastructure and improve neighborhoods, including funds to every city and the County to replace streets, fill potholes, and upgrade local transportation infrastructure.
Provide transit system preservation and improvements, by making spiral and operational investments.
Reduce traffic congestion by eliminating bottlenecks and improve commute reliability -Triple funding for point to point services for seniors, veterans and people with disabilities.
Improve safety for motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.
Promote economic development in Stanislaus County that supports residents and businesses.
Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee to ensure funds are allocated properly and spent on the proposed projects.
Measure L will generate approximately $38 million per year for an estimated total of $960 million over the course of the measure's lifetime. 65% will be spend on local streets and roads, 28% on regional projects and 7% for seniors, veterans, youth and to connect people to rail and transit.
The funds can only be used for local projects, prohibiting Sacramento from taking possession of the monies. The County would be allowed to compete for State and Federal grants and leverage funds, thereby increasing revenues.
Be used for LOCAL projects and LOCAL priorities, prohibiting Sacramento from taking possession of these funds.
For further details about Measure L go to www.Stanislaus-localroadsfirst.com.