San Diego to vote on $160B transit overhaul, GOP official says residents being taxed out of their cars
San Diego County officials will vote this Friday on a massive $160 billion transportation overhaul that will be partially funded with road fees and tax hikes on drivers.
The proposal faced pushback at a hearing last week from some members of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), which is comprised of mayors and county supervisors.
One of the most outspoken critics of the plan, which has been in the works for years, is County Board Supervisor and former San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond.
In interviews and on TV appearances, Desmond has likened...