'Cause you can't keep MetroLink down.
That's the news from the Washington University Student Life
In an article today
the paper reports that Wash. U. has already forked over $25,000 to support a tax measure that could go before voters as soon as this April. Philanthropist Sam Fox has given another $10,000, according to the Student Life
In November 2008 voters in St. Louis County narrowly defeated Proposition M
that would have boosted the sales tax by half a percent to pay for future MetroLink expansion and other costs. Months after the initiative failed, Metro was forced to severely cut back its service
owing to budget shortfalls. Student Life
reports today that Metro boosters want the tax hike on this coming April's ballot because some of the temporary funds that have restored transit services expire in May.