As part of the Nov. 8 ballot, Los Angeles County voters will be considering Measure M, a half-cent sales tax increase and extension of the Measure R half-cent tax beyond 2039 to pay for transit, highway, walking, biking and other transportation projects. Both taxes would continue in perpetuity or until voters decide to end them.
Metro has produced fact sheets that show the projects and programs in Measure M’s spending plan for each of the nine subregions of the county. The Gateway Cities include Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and Whittier, among many others — see the list below. Among the major projects to receive funding from Measure M for the subregion are a potential light rail between Artesia and downtown Los Angeles, a potential Eastside Gold Line extension to Whittier, ExpressLanes on the 105 between the 405 and 605, I-5 widening between the 605 and 710, a potential Green Line extension to the Norwalk Metrolink Station and a project to create a truck/freight corridor along the southern 710 freeway.
For more info, please visit the Measure M section of metro.net.