Voters passed Metro’s no sunset transportation ballot measure with 71.15% support.
LA County voters approved Measure M with 71.15% support in 2016. The no sunset half-cent sales tax measure funds projects to ease traffic, repair local streets and sidewalks, expand public transportation, earthquake retrofit bridges and subside transit fares for students, seniors and persons with disabilities.
Measure M partially funds many Metro projects, as well as making funding available to local jurisdictions via the Metro Subregional Program (MSP); Metro Active Transportation, Transit and First/Last Mile (MAT) Program; and Local Return.
Measure M Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee
In accordance with Section 8 of the ordinance, the Measure M Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee provides an enhanced level of accountability for taxpayer-funded expenditures:
Measure M Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee Active Members
Management and administration of financial policies, performance measure and reviews
Licensed architect or engineer with appropriate credentials in the field of transportation project design or construction
Linda J. Briskman
Regional association of business representative
Retired Metrolink Executive Director
Gregory J. Amparano
Chief Operating Officer for the ECRI, Retired COO of global infrastructure projects
Name: Monica Del Toro
Name: Lauren Choi