KRON4’s report on Regional Measure 3 featured dueling appearances by the Bay Area Council’s John Grubb and TRANSDEF.org’s David Schonbrunn. Schonbrunn asserted:
This will do nothing whatsoever for congestion. What it will do is move politically-favored projects along.
The Bay Area Council attempted to erase the politicized legislative origin of the measure:
The Bay Area Council points say this is no pork barrel project but one designed by both regional and local traffic engineers with the goal of reducing congestion.
Grubb, of course, claimed the measure would improve traffic. We’ll see if voters are taken in by the hype…