Not my favorite Earth Day present. Life becomes harder for those who can’t afford a car. Much more work to do if we will ever provide adequate transportation choices that enable King County residents to get where they need to go without polluting.
— State Representative Joe Fitzgibbon, reacting to the apparent defeat of King County Proposition 1. Proposition 1 was King County’s “Plan B” after the Legislature failed to produce a comprehensive statewide transportation package that would have provided a stable revenue source for Metro.