Media Contact: James Canning
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 21, 2016
REDMOND CITY COUNCIL PASSES RESOLUTION
TO SUPPORT SOUND TRANSIT’S REGIONAL PROPOSITION 1
REDMOND, WA—The Redmond City Council late Tuesday evening passed a resolution to support Regional Proposition 1, the Sound Transit ballot measure to expand the regional light rail system to 116 miles, add new Bus Rapid Transit routes to I-405 and SR-522 and extend commuter rail service and express bus service.
Excerpts from the resolution include:
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF REDMOND, WASHINGTON, HEREBY RESOLVES:
Section 1. The Redmond City Council takes an official position supporting Proposition No. 1 concerning Sound Transit light rail, commuter rail, and bus service expansion, commonly known as ST3.
Section 2. The Redmond City Council encourages voters to support Proposition No. 1 concerning Sound Transit light rail, commuter rail, and bus service expansion, commonly known as ST3, due to the transportation and mobility benefits provided to Redmond residents.
ADOPTED by the Redmond City Council this 20th day of September, 2016.
Read the resolution in its entirety here.
To learn more about the Mass Transit Now effort, and the growing coalition that supports Proposition 1, visit www.MassTransitNow.com.