Inside Politics: Sound Transit 3 measure

Inside Politics: Sound Transit 3

What’s 54 billion dollars, 62 miles of light rail across three counties and on the ballot this November?

Sound Transit 3 is a big ask of taxpayers and voters, but supporters say it’s a critical investment in regional infrastructure. Critics say it’s too expensive and argue the cost exceeds the benefits.

Sitting down with KING 5 for a mini-debate on the issues, King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci to argue in support of ST3 and Bellevue City Councilmember Kevin Wallace to argue against it.

Topics Covered:

  • Cost per average household
  • Does need justify expense?
  • Alternative plans
  • Creation of new transit riders
  • What happens if it doesn’t pass?

Copyright 2016 KING


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