Soon it will cost Seattle residents an extra $20 to register their cars. That’s because the Seattle Transportation Benefit District (TBD) approved the $20 increase last night. The money raised would go toward a $500 million backlog of transportation projects and other improvements.

Here’s more information from the Seattle PI.

The City of Spokane has already formed a TBD and there’s an effort in the works to form a countywide TBD. Some people aren’t familiar with them so have been skeptical. Does it give you more faith in a TBD to hear that a large city like Seattle has implemented one?

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