Edmonds voters on Tuesday night were soundly defeating Proposition 1, which would have added a $40-per-year, per-vehicle registration fee to pay for for street and sidewalk improvements through the city’s Transportation Benefit District. Shortly after the polls closed, the measure was trailing with only 29 percent approval, virtually ensuring that the measure would be defeated….
Edmonds Proposition 1
Edmonds Proposition 1 failing
Results as of 8:01 p.m. for Edmonds Proposition 1, which would add $40 to the $20 fee for vehicle registrations, to pay for Edmonds street and sidewalk projects: EDMONDS TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT Vote Count Percent APPROVED 2,740 28.74% REJECTED 6,793 71.26% Total 9,533 100.00%
Complete Streets meeting becomes forum for Edmonds car tax supporters
Last Thursday night’s meeting about the Cascade Land Conservancy’s “Complete Streets” initiative — aimed at producing pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly streets in Edmonds — became mostly a forum for those supporting Edmonds Proposition 1, a proposed $40-per-vehicle increase in licensing fees to fund 37 separate city traffic safety, congestion and pedestrian improvements. Among the approximately 20…