Creative thinking about transportation funding at State House forum

Leaders gather with transportation experts to highlight promise of local option ballot initiative legislation

Transportation for America, Mayor Kim Driscoll of Salem, and Senator Ben Downing of Pittsfield were joined by former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and transportation leaders at the State House to discuss legislation that would let Massachusetts municipalities and regions raise their own taxes for transportation improvements. An Act relative to regional transportation ballot initiatives (S1474/H2698) would