After the Board of Supervisors voted down putting a half-cent tax on the November ballot that would fund road and transit projects, including the Subway to the Sea, Supervisor Don Knabe has decided to change his vote from 'no' to 'yes,' effectively altering Tuesday's decision, reports the Los Angeles Times' Steve Hymon. This means, if approved by the State Senate, the transit tax will be on the ballot along with all the other propositions, as opposed to a separate ballot which would have cost taxpayers millions. This is good news for transit-supporters, but the finish line is still miles away. The State Senate must approve the tax (they're currently haggling over what district gets what project) and then 2/3 of the County must vote for it.
· Knabe to change vote [LA Times]
· Subway to Sea Dreams Denied [Curbed LA]