Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Call Your Senators!

Call your state Senator today. Tell him/her to support ABX8 6, the Assembly version of the gas tax swap. This version, unlike the Governator's plan, includes $400m/yr in public transit operations funding, and also allows local governments to pass new gas taxes to fund transit, walking and cycling. It's still a cut compared to the old State Transit Assistance program, which was over $1bn a year, but it's an increase compared to the last three years of $0, and it's politically feasible.

Riversiders and anyone who lives in: Big Bear, Grand Terrace, Highland, Loma Linda, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, Upland, Yucaipa, Yucca Valley, Crestline, Lake Arrowhead, Mentone, Running Springs, San Antonio Heights, Glen Avon, Highgrove, Mira Loma, Pedley, Rubidoux, Sunnyslope, portions of San Bernardino and Colton and all but a small portion of Woodcrest, you live in SD-31 and your senator is Bob Dutton. Call him at (951) 715-2627, (909) 466-4180, or in Sacramento at (916) 651-4031.

If you are not in one of those areas, visit this page, click on "My Senator" and enter your address. It'll tell you who to call.

Make the call. Do it today. It costs you nothing, and could save your bus service.

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