King County voters will decide on April 22 whether to approve Proposition 1, which would make needed investments to fix local roads and prevent a 17 percent cut in bus service. It’s a critical investment in the region’s future, and a fitting choice for Earth Day. Because slashing transit is one of the quickest ways to turn a region with healthy growth in transit ridership—which takes cars off the roads, gives people choices, and accommodates growth without adding to pollution and traffic and health burdens—into a region where people simply give up and get back in their cars.

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