WHAT IS PROPOSED

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In response to the Lincoln Citizens’ Transportation Coalition recommendations, a bipartisan group of city leaders propose raising the City sales tax by ¼-cent for six years (2019 – 2025).

 The ballot initiative would provide:

  • $13 MILLION ANNUALLY dedicated to improving and building streets from curb to curb.

  • 4 TIMES more neighborhood streets rehabilitated (300+ blocks annually).

  • 25 PERCENT of funding to accommodate City growth and promote private economic development.

  • TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY through budget approvals, annual reports to City leaders and a citizen oversight committee.

  • DEDICATED SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS A portion of funds devoted to the design of railroad grade crossing safety improvements.