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November 8, 2016 – Los Angeles County General Election Ballot - Measure M

Metropolitan Transportation Authority- Measure M: Los Angeles County Traffic
Improvement Plan

Measure M is a transportation tax and spending plan proposed by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and placed on the November 2016 ballot. If enacted, Measure M will double the County's transportation sales tax rate approved by voters in 2008 and will be permanent if passed. It requires a two-thirds vote to pass.



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Commerce City Council Resolutions

A Resolution in Opposition to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Expenditure Plan 

Education Outreach on the Impact of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Measure R-2
        Transportation Plan

*Note: Before Measure M’s official designation, the ballot measure was known as Measure R2

Press Releases

“Voters Concerned About MTA ‘Measure M’ Tax Increase”
“2016 Godbe Research Policy Survey – Summary of the Results”
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“Southeast Areas Question Measure M Benefits”
“L.A. Metro's sales tax proposal will appear on the November ballot”
“Here’s which cities are for, against a half-cent LA county transportation tax”

For more information on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Measure M, you can visit
For more information from the City of Commerce on the initiative, send an e-mail to