This election season, Austinties will have the opportunity to impact the future of public transportation in Austin with Prop A.
Maybe you’ve read the headlines. Maybe you’ve seen the billboards & political adds… And now, maybe you’re wondering, what the heck is Prop A?!
With our latest guide, we give you all the basics – what Prop A & Project Connect actually are, arguments for and against the project, and a list of orgs supporting & opposing it.
But remember, this is a complicated issue & one of the most important things on your local ballot this year, so be sure to do your research! Here’s a few websites we recommend exploring if you’d like to learn further:
Check out all the route maps & learn more about exactly what is in Prop A/ Project Connect on Capital Metro’s website.
Find out exactly what Prop A will cost you in property taxes via the city’s website here.
Learn more about Transit Now, the group advocating for Prop A, here.
Learn more about Our Mobility Our Future, the group advocating against Prop A, here.
Watch the Black Leaders Collective’s “Where Is The Equity In The Project Connect Transit Plan” panel discussion here.