Transportation Ballot Measures
November 02, 2010
Results: Approved, 65%-35%
Fairfax County voters will be asked to vote on a $120 million transportation bond question. If approved, this money will be used to pay the county's required contribution to the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority's Capital Improvement Program. If not approved, the county will have to cut money from other programs and services in order pay its obligation to Metro.
Metro's six-year program will fund improvements to its system, including:
- Buying 400 new Metrorail cars and 500 Metrobuses
- Building new bus garages, including one in Fairfax County
- Maintaining or rehabilitating Metro's equipment, vehicles, tracks and facilities
- The program's highest priority is to improve safety, including fixing the track signal system; replacing the oldest railcars and buses; buying equipment to improve trackside worker protection; and adding new safety features to existing railcars and buses.
Success Rate: 88%
Success Rate: 71%
Success Rate: 68%
2014 Results YTD
Success Rate: 69%
Success Rate: 73%