VOTERS APPROVE $62.5 MILLION IN LOCAL FUNDING FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES STREETCAR

VOTERS APPROVE $62.5 MILLION IN LOCAL FUNDING FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES STREETCAR

Local funding for streetcar construction preliminarily receives 73% voter support, exceeding the 2/3 super-majority needed to pass. Voter turnout far surpasses expectations.

L.A. STREETCAR CONTACT:
Shiraz Tangri, General Counsel, stangri@lastreetcar.org (213) 576-1129

COUNCILMEMBER HUIZAR CONTACT:
Rick Coca, Rick.Coca@lacity.org (213) 200-9974

VOTERS APPROVE $62.5 MILLION IN LOCAL FUNDING FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES STREETCAR

Local funding for streetcar construction preliminarily receives 73% voter support, exceeding the 2/3 super-majority needed to pass. Voter turnout far surpasses expectations.

LOS ANGELES (December 3, 2012) – Plans to bring a streetcar system back to Downtown Los Angeles took a significant step forward tonight as voters approved $62.5 million in local funding for construction of the Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar project through a not-to-exceed $85 million bond. The Los Angeles City Clerk at 8:33 p.m. announced preliminary results of the special mail-only election.

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VOTERS APPROVE $62.5 MILLION IN LOCAL FUNDING FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES STREETCAR

Local funding for streetcar construction preliminarily receives 73% voter support, exceeding the 2/3 super-majority needed to pass. Voter turnout far surpasses expectations.

L.A. STREETCAR CONTACT:
Shiraz Tangri, General Counsel, stangri@lastreetcar.org (213) 576-1129

COUNCILMEMBER HUIZAR CONTACT:
Rick Coca, Rick.Coca@lacity.org (213) 200-9974

VOTERS APPROVE $62.5 MILLION IN LOCAL FUNDING FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES STREETCAR

Local funding for streetcar construction preliminarily receives 73% voter support, exceeding the 2/3 super-majority needed to pass. Voter turnout far surpasses expectations.

LOS ANGELES (December 3, 2012) – Plans to bring a streetcar system back to Downtown Los Angeles took a significant step forward tonight as voters approved $62.5 million in local funding for construction of the Downtown Los Angeles Streetcar project through a not-to-exceed $85 million bond. The Los Angeles City Clerk at 8:33 p.m. announced preliminary results of the special mail-only election.

Read more: VOTERS APPROVE $62.5 MILLION IN LOCAL FUNDING FOR DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES STREETCAR

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