< Back to All News

Prop Six Defeats Keeps Nevada Co Projects Going

With the failure of Proposition Six, which would have have repealed the state’s gas tax hike for transportation, accelerated pavement improvements will continue in Nevada County. The Executive Director of the County Transportation Commission, Dan Landon, says if the tax had been rejected by voters their pavement condition index would have dropped to what he called “unstable levels”…

click to listen to Dan Landon

Landon says the 12-cent increase, imposed by the Legislature last year, has reduced Nevada County’s 10-year funding need by 14-percent, or from 221-million to 191-million dollars. But he says the gas tax, also known as SB 1, won’t really address other road and highway improvements…

click to listen to Dan Landon

The Transportation Commission said, in a report two years ago, that only 20 to 40-percent of Nevada County’s 10-year pavement funding needs would be met.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment

*

*

* captcha