T4WA 2019 Candidate Questionnaire
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Note: This questionnaire is for candidates who are NOT running for office in Seattle. If you are a Seattle candidate, please visit T4WA.org to complete the Seattle Scorecard questionnaire.

What is your personal background and history? *
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Please state your vision for transportation in your district and the Puget Sound region. *
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If you could make two changes to the status quo of the transportation system, what would they be and how would you advocate for this? *
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Do you support Transit Oriented Development (including increased density) as a tool to create more sustainable communities? *
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What does transportation equity mean to you? *
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There are a variety of new private companies offering transportation services, such as ridehailing (Uber/Lyft) and car/bike/scooter share. What do you see as the benefits and drawbacks of partnering with the private sector to provide more transportation options? *
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Road pricing, including tolling, is one strategy to manage traffic on roadways, and potentially pay for transportation projects/programs. Do you support road pricing for funding major projects or traffic management? *
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FOR KING COUNTY CANDIDATES ONLY (including cities within King County): King County Metro has an ambitious service and growth plan called Metro Connects. What are your ideas to fund this plan? Would you support a countywide Transportation Benefit District, levying vehicle license fees and sales tax to support added bus service?
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Currently, most local funding options for transportation are flat rate sales taxes and car tab fees, such that low-income people pay a disproportionate share of income into the system. What are your ideas for more progressive revenues for transportation? *
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In 2016, Puget Sound voters approved a $54 billion package to build out light rail and bus rapid transit. What will you do to make sure these projects are delivered on time? What will you do to ensure equitable access and development are planned and implemented in coordination with major transit hub investments? *
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