Measure M

Voters passed Metro’s no sunset transportation ballot measure with 71.15% support.

Overview

LA County voters approved Measure M with 71.15% support in 2016. The no sunset half-cent sales tax measure funds projects to ease traffic, repair local streets and sidewalks, expand public transportation, earthquake retrofit bridges and subsidize transit fares for students, seniors and persons with disabilities.

Measure M partially funds many Metro projects, as well as making funding available to local jurisdictions via the Metro Subregional Program (MSP); Metro Active Transportation, Transit and First/Last Mile (MAT) Program; and Local Return.

Measure M Ordinance with Expenditure Plan

Measure M Guidelines

Measure M Guidelines, Section X Multi-Year Programs (Highway Subfunds), Revised June 2021 

Measure M Administrative Procedures

Measure M Sales Tax Cash Receipts (November 2022)

MAT Program Cycle 1 Award Recommendations

Metro Subregional Program Updates

Measure M Lessons Learned Report

Measure M Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee

The committee was formed as an independent committee to monitor and ensure that all tax measure revenue is spent for transportation purposes as specified in the ordinances.

Metro is currently accepting applications from members of the public to serve on the committee.

Please note: Applicants will be required to complete the application and upload the following documents: resume, list of at least three references and a statement of interest. Successful applicants will be required to submit a statement of their economic interests such as a Form 700.

In accordance with Section 8 of the ordinance, the Measure M Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee provides an enhanced level of accountability for taxpayer-funded expenditures:  

FY21 Annual Measure M Audit Report

FY20 Annual Measure M Audit Report

FY19 Annual Measure M Audit Report

FY18 Annual Measure M Audit Report

Measure M Independent Taxpayer Oversight Committee Active Members

Vacant
Retired federal or state judge

Vacant
Professional from the of field of municipal/public finance and/or budgeting

Richard Stanger
Professional with experience in transit operations and labor practices

Ryan Campbell
Professional with experience in management and administration of financial policies, performance measure and review

Vacant
Professional with experience in management of large-scale construction projects

Virginia Tanzmann
Licensed architect or engineer with appropriate credentials in the field of transportation project design or construction

Linda J. Briskman
Regional association of business representative

Contact Us

Name: Monica Del Toro

Email: deltorom@metro.net
Tel: 213.922.7494

Name: Lauren Choi

Email: choil@metro.net
Tel: 213.922.3926 

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