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Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter Joyce Roy

Candidate for
Board Member At-Large; Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Retired Architect
    • Transportation Chair on the Board of the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area (LWVBA) for six years
    • League of Women Voter's representative on the Citizens Watchdog Committee for Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA), Measure B
    • LWVBA representative on Bay Area Transportation Choices Forum that spun off the Transportation and Land Use Coalition (TALC)
  • * President, Alliance for AC Transit
  • * Representative for The People on the Bus, transbay riders, on TALC
  • * Member, Regional Alliance for Transit (RAFT)
Top Priorities if Elected
    • * Increase ridership by procuring rider-friendly buses and providing a faster, more reliable service by instituting BRT-lite on major trunk routes
    • * Slow global warming and improve air quality by acquiring electric hybrid buses instead of continuing the expensive, ineffective fuel cell program
    • * Exercise fiscal responsibility. Stop sole procurement from a Belgium bus manufacturer and put buses out for bid.
Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • Teamsters Local 853
  • Green Party
Position Papers
How to improve reliability and speed on trunk routes without removing traffic lanes or parking.
Greenhouse gases and air pollution
AC Transit can reduce Greenhouse gases and improve air quality by increasing ridership and using clean, energy efficient vehicles.
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