Plan to lift $100 billion in taxes to repair Bay Space site visitors taking form

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — In terms of site visitors the Bay Space has a few of the worst jams round.

With the inhabitants nonetheless rising, it is estimated it may 10 million by 2040, native officers want to sustain by producing $100 billion by way of a tax measure.

The Chronicle experiences there’s a collaboration underway to place one thing on the November 2020 poll.

Whereas the greenback determine is huge, the measure would search to generate the funds over a number of a long time with a penny gross sales tax.

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We do know there’s a title for this plan, it is being referred to as Sooner Bay Space.

There’s a lengthy checklist of tasks it may assist pay for together with one that might take Caltrain into the Transbay Transit Middle.

It may additionally make the chatter a couple of second Bay Bridge, nicknamed by many the “Southern Crossing,” not a dream however actuality.

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