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Seattle City Council approves consensus $1.55 billion Transportation Levy package

The Seattle City Council just unanimously passed a back-to-the-basics Transportation Levy package focused on increasing safety, maintenance, and modernization — all while limiting the impact on taxpayers. “This is a cost-effective investment that will save lives. Through collaboration and compromise, we have won a consensus levy proposal that will deliver on the everyday basics in...

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Seattle Councilmember Saka unveils fine-tuned transportation proposal that improves services, limits tax burden

SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1, Chair of the Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy) is releasing an updated transportation levy proposal today that fine-tunes the levy’s focus on safety, economy, and climate, while limiting the burden on taxpayers. “My goal from day one has been to bring our community together...

Seattle City Councilmember Tammy J. Morales is joined by community members and advocates as she announces a proposal for a $1.7 billion transportation levy
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Seattle Councilmember Morales proposes bolder transportation levy focused on improving safety crisis

In partnership with community groups, labor organizations, and disability rights advocates, Seattle City Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2) announced a new proposal today that would create a bolder transportation levy focused on improving traffic safety. “I have heard loud and clear from constituents in every single council district during our public hearings that voters...

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Seattle City Council to hold final public hearing on 2024 Transportation Levy renewal

The Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy will host its second and final public hearing on the levy renewal at 4:30 PM tomorrow at Seattle City Hall. The Select Committee is chaired by Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1). It is tasked with reviewing and amending the levy proposal before it’s sent to...

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Transportation Chair Saka proposes changes to Seattle transportation levy to prioritize safety, economy, and climate

Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1, Chair of the Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy) proposed his initial amendments to the transportation levy package today. Among other things, the Chair’s amendments would double investments in creating new sidewalks and safe routes to school, as well as triple funding for safety on public transit....

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Seattle City Council to hold first public hearing on 2024 Transportation Levy renewal

The Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy will host the first of two public hearings on the levy renewal at 4:30 PM tomorrow at Seattle City Hall. This is a critical opportunity for the community to make their voices heard. The Select Committee is chaired by Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1). It...

Seattle Councilmember Rob Saka kicks off Council review of 2024 Transportation Levy renewal
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Seattle Councilmember Rob Saka kicks off Council review of 2024 Transportation Levy renewal

Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1) kicked off the first meeting of the Council’s Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy this morning. Mayor Bruce Harrell announced his levy proposal on Friday. The select committee, which Councilmember Saka chairs, is tasked with reviewing and amending the proposed Transportation Levy renewal before it is sent...

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Seattle Councilmember Saka ready to lead Council review of the proposed Transportation Levy

Seattle City Councilmember Rob Saka (District 1) is ready to kick off the Council’s review of the 2024 Transportation Levy renewal after Mayor Bruce Harrell announced his official proposal this morning. Councilmember Saka will chair the Select Committee on the 2024 Transportation Levy — a committee comprised of all nine councilmembers tasked with reviewing and...