Neighborhood Streets Maintenance and Repairs
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*Repairs to neighborhood streets and arterials city-wide
*Over 3,600 Potholes fixed permanently in every neighborhood, every year
*Repave over 510 neighborhood blocks over the next 5 years
*Improved signal timing to keep traffic moving
*Coordinate the timing of road repairs with water and sewer improvements.
*Added safety crosswalks and flash beacons near 46 different neighborhood
*City road and bridge improvements citywide
*Make intersections and crosswalks safer for pedestrians
*Street and arterial maintenance and pothole repairs for safer travel
*Basic maintenance of city-owned bridges to keep them safe
*Funds dedicated to pothole repairs and basic maintenance of neighborhood streets
*Funds dedicated to city road, arterial and bridge repairs
*Funds dedicated to improved signal timing to keep traffic moving
*Funds dedicated to safety improvements to crosswalks near schools, sidewalks, and intersections.
*Historically low construction costs – invest now and stretch dollars further.
*Jobs – Prop. 1 creates over 300 local family-wage jobs – now when we need them
*Invest in Tacoma’s economy - $10-11 million annually back into the city now
*Just like the leaky roof. Fix it now or costs a lot more in the future. Make Street REPAIRS now for less instead of 14 times more expensive to REPLACE in the future because of further deterioration.
*2% tax on the earnings of electric, natural gas and phone utility companies – generates $10-11 million in additional streets improvements funding annually
*Tacoma utility taxes are more than 30% lower than others in the region
*Even if utility companies pass along 2% to ratepayers in the future, the cost to the average residential ratepayer would $4.72 per month or less.