From The Stranger by the Stranger Election Control Board (October 14, 2020):

“Do you like the bus? Do you like it when the bus comes on time? We do too. That’s why we’re voting a big fat YES on City of Seattle Proposition 1. This funds Seattle’s Transit Benefit District (STBD), which funds bus service in the city (and 8% of King County Metro routes!), free ORCA cards for high school students, and low-income ORCA card programs. This year’s STBD will also fund transportation options on our new favorite island, West Seattle, since they’re dealing with that whole bridge thing (sorry, West Seattle). The funding is vital. And, thanks to the pandemic and to unsuccessful chair liberator Tim Eyman’s car tab tax cap, the STBD is going to be a whole lot smaller in 2020 than the last version we passed in 2014.”

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