Making Democracy Work

Mass Transportation

Mass Transportation (April, 1979, by concurrence with LWV of Dallas, amended 2001, 2008- to conform to the wording of the LWV Dallas)

The LWV of P/CC supports mass transportation as an essential public service, subsidized from public funds as necessary, including:

  • A balanced system, which provides for alternate and coordinated forms of transportation, while preserving and improving environmental quality.
  • Citizen education and participation early and during the entire planning process through consistent communication between government and its constituents.
  • Coordination of transportation into a regional system which has a board of directors composed of private citizens and elected officials representing participating cities and counties, the power to carry out its transportation functions through the action of a board of directors, and the power to levy a sales tax of up to 1%.