In the email Friday last was a thinly disguised plea from the City of Anaheim and OCTA aimed at private sector investors. Their scheme? Convince retail “operators” and investors to put money into a $174 million barn. ARTIC, for any fruit farmers still here, represented “Orange County’s continuing transformation from rural farmland and suburban community to a thriving metropolis” according to the City. It is to be the transportation hub Anaheim doesn’t need for the bullet trains that aren’t coming, the city buses only used by the unwashed, one of the nation’s more expensive streetcar systems and the links that will never develop to airports as in Ontario that’s being starved out of existence by its minders in Los Angeles. Continue reading
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 13, 2013
Measure M Oversight Panel Finds OCTA On Track
Orange County’s half-cent sales tax is driving force behind transportation improvements and traffic relief
ORANGE – The Measure M Taxpayers Oversight Committee (TOC) has determined that Measure M is being delivered as promised to Orange County voters for the 22nd consecutive year.
The TOC held its annual Measure M public hearing Tuesday night and found that the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is in compliance with the ordinances that were approved by voters first in 1990 and renewed for 30 years in 2006.