In an election where most major races headed to run-offs, the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s bond referendum was a clear winner.
Voters overwhelmingly approving a proposal that will allow Metro to borrow up to $3.5 billion to help fund bus and rail projects over the next 20 years . The ambitious MetroNext expansion plan, which altogether adds up to $7.5 billion, includes adding an innovative 75-mile bus rapid transit network, new rail service to Hobby airport, 290 miles of traditional bus service and badly needed bus improvements. [Read more.]
Editorial Board | November 10, 2019