Because being there is what's most important, WPC's Center for Transportation researches and analyzes the best practices for relieving traffic congestion by recapturing a vision of a system based on freedom of movement.
Director, WPC’s Coles Center for Transportation
With Proposition 1, King County officials want to impose a $60 car tab tax and increase the sales tax by 0.1 percent, raising the rate to 9.6 percent in many communities, the highest in the state. Officials say they will cut Metro bus services by 17 percent if they do not receive additional tax money.
The proposed tax increases would apply only to regressive forms of taxation, falling hardest on the poor, the disabled, the unemployed and the elderly living on fixed incomes.