California Transportation Investment Ballot Measures

California 2016 State, County and Local Transportation Investment Ballot Measures

LocationTypeModeDescriptionAnticipated Revenue GeneratedResultDate% Yes% NoSource
StatewideOtherInfrastructureProposition 53: Measure to require that any public infrastructure bond over $2 billion go on the ballot for voter approval.--11/84951Read More
OrindaBondRoads & DrainsMeasure L: Request for approval of $25 million in gneral obligation bonds to repair roads and storm drains.$25 millionAPPROVED6/768.5531.45Read More
San BenitoSales TaxRoad RepairsHalf-cent sales tax for 30 years to fund road repairs. Would require two-thirds supermajority to pass.$240 million over 30 yearsFAILED6/741.8659.14Read More
San DiegoInfrastructure FundInfrastructureProposition H: Charter amdendment to establish an Infrastructure Fund, which would receive unrestricted revenues from the General Fund through FY 2022 (including 50 percent of major revenues such as property tax, transient occupancy tax, and unrestricted franchise fees, as well as a portion on unrestricted local sales tax revenue). These funds would be used for "capital improvements including streets, sidewalks, bridges, bike paths, storm water and drainage systems; public buildings including libraries, recreational and community centers; public safety facilities including police, fire and lifeguard stations; and park facilities."$4 billion over 30 yearsApproved6/764.4635.54Read More
Solano CountyAdvisoryTransportationMeasure G: Asks voters whether the tax on the June 2016 ballot (Measure H) should be used solely for transportation purposes, with a citizen oversight committee supervising what projects receive funding. As Measure H was not passed, this measure will not take effect.--6/763.8636.14Read More
Solano CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure H: Requests a 0.5 percent sales tax increase for five years to fund transportation improvements within the county.$33,704,000FAILED6/743.7756.23Read More
Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco countiesProperty Tax/ BondTransitMeasure RR: Increase in property tax to fund a Bay Area Rapid Transit bond that would replace the system's aging electrical infrastructure and worn rails, as well as fixing leaking tunnels, upgrading the central computer system, and expanding passenger capacity. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$3.5 BillionAPPROVED11/870.129.9Read More
BerkeleyBondInfrastructureBond Measure T1: $100 million bond for infrastructure improvements, including streets and sidewalks. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for bonds on the ballot.Money for roads not specified.APPROVED11/886.4613.54Read More
Cameron Estates Community Services DistrictParcel TaxRoadsMeasure K: Proposal to increase the district's parcel tax by $150 (to $400) annually for road improvements and maintenance. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$116,400FAILED11/85941Read More
ClearlakeSales TaxTransportationMeasure V: Increase the local sales tax by 1 percent for road maintenance and improvement, which will sunset in 20 years. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$1.6 million annuallyAPPROVED11/867.332.7Read More
Contra Costa CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure X: Half-cent sales tax increase to fund road repair, highway improvements, bicycle/pedestrian infrastructure, and transit. Would be additional to the 2009 half-cent sales tax measure for transportation. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$2.86 billion over 30 yearsFAILED11/862.537.46Read More
Hickok Road Community Services DistrictParcel TaxRoadsMeasure M: Proposal to increase the district's parcel tax by $100 to fund road improvements and maintenance. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$20,000FAILED11/83664Read More
Humboldt CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure U: Half-percent countywide sales tax to fund road maintenance and repairs, as well as improvements for existing trails and transit operations. If approved with two-thirds majority, the tax would last for 20 years. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$10 million annuallyFAILED11/847.652.4Read More
LakeportSales TaxTransportationMeasure Z: One cent sales tax increase that would maintain or enhance general city services, including repairing local streets and potholes. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.No estimate of what amount would be solely for roads.FAILED11/861.838.2Read More
Los Angeles CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure M: Renew a half-cent sales tax increase to fund highway and transit projects, with an additional half-cent increase to make it a 1 cent sales tax. The tax would be in effect until voters decide to end it. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$860 million annually (estimated up to $120 billion over 40 years)APPROVED11/869.830.2Read More
Marble Mountain Community Services DistrictParcel TaxRoadsMeasure N: Create a $400 parcel tax annually to fund road improvements and maintenance. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$8,100APPROVED11/869.5730.43Read More
MartinezSales TaxRoadsTransaction and Use Tax Measure D: Half-cent, 15-year sales tax increase dedicated to street and road maintenance and improvement. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$2.1 million annually over 15 yearsAPPROVED11/871.3528.65Read More
Merced CountySales TaxRoadsMeasure V: Request for a half-cent sales tax increase, which would last 30 years and be used for local and regional transportation projects. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$450 million over 30 yearsAPPROVED11/869.1530.85Read More
Monterey CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure X: Three-eights percent transportation sales tax for roads. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$600 million over 30 yearsAPPROVED11/867.3632.64Read More
OaklandBondRoadsMeasure KK: Request for $600 million in bonds to improve public safety, including re-paving streets, maintaining sidewalks, and providing for bicycle and pedestrian safety improvements. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$350 million dedicated to streetsAPPROVED11/882.0417.96Read More
Placer CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure M: Request to increase the local sales tax by a half percent in order to fund highway projects, public transit expansion and local street improvements for the next 30 years. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$1.6 billion over 30 yearsFAILED11/863.7136.29Read More
PlacervilleSales TaxRoads and PipesMeasure L: Proposal to increase the local city sales tax by a half cent for 20 years to "fill potholes, repair, replace and maintain existing streets and to repair, replace and maintain water, sewer and storm drain systems." *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$2 million annuallyAPPROVED11/875.6224.38Read More
Rincon Ranch Community Services DistrictProperty TaxRoadsMeasure KK: Property tax of $5.20 per acre plus $150 per parcel of land to fund road maintenance and repair. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$14,710 annuallyFAILED11/858.8241.18Read More
Sacramento CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure B: Half-cent sales tax increase for 30 years for road and transit improvements. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$3.6 billion over 30 yearsFAILED11/864.8135.19Read More
San Diego CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure A: Half-cent sales tax increase to last 40 years. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$18 billion over 40 yearsFAILED11/85743Read More
San FranciscoOtherTransportationProposition J (Homeless Services and Transportation Funds Amendment): In addition to improving homeless services within the city, Prop J would create the Transportation Improvement Fund in order to expand road paving and pothole repair as well as transit options. The measure requires the City to appropriate $101.6 million into the fund beginning Fiscal Year 2017-2018 and continuing to Fiscal Year 2040-2041.Estimated $101.6 million annually for 24 years (adjusted based on the percentage increase or decrease in aggregate City discretionary revenues)APPROVED11/866.433.6Read More
San Luis Obispo CountySales TaxRoadsMeasure J-16: Half-cent sales tax to pay for transportation and road projects. If approved, the tax would sunset after nine years. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$25 million per yearFAILED11/86535Read More
Santa Clara CountySales Tax/ BondTransportationMeasure B: Half-cent sales tax increase for 30 years in order to repair streets, fix potholes, expand transit, and improve bicycle/pedestrian infrastructure. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$6 - 6.5 billion over 30 yearsAPPROVED11/870.9329Read More
Santa Cruz CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure D - Safety, Pothole Repair, Traffic Relief, Transit Improvement Measure: Half-cent sales tax increase to fund local transportation improvements for 30 years. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$500,000,000 over 30 yearsAPPROVED11/867.1232.88Read More
Stanislaus CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure L (Local Roads First Transportation Funding Measure): A half-cent sales tax to fund local transportation projects. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$958 million over 25 yearsAPPROVED11/87129Read More
Ukiah CitySales TaxRoadsMeasure Y: Half-cent city sales tax increase. Accompanying Measure Z, which would request that the new revenue be used to repair poor or failing pavement within the city. The tax would stay in effect until repealed by voters. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$2.47 million annuallyFAILED11/85248Read More
Ventura CountySales TaxTransportationMeasure AA: Half-cent sales tax increase, with half of the revenue generated allocated to the county's 10 cities to fund local road repairs. Twenty percent of the remaining amount would be used for freeway improvements; 21.5 percent used for pedestrian, bicycle and transit improvements; six percent utilized to pay for environmental mitigation of transportation projects; and 1.5 percent would be paid to the California State Board of Equalization as a fee for the tax collection. *Note: California law requires two-thirds supermajority approval for any tax increase ballot measure.$3.3 billion over 30 yearsFAILED11/85743Read More