12/04/2012 12:38 pm ET Updated Feb 03, 2013

Downtowners Give Overwhelming Approval To Downtown Streetcar Funding | Streetsblog Los Angeles

The Downtown L.A. Streetcar is one step closer to giant step.

Last night, the Los Angeles City Clerk announced that the a measure to fund $62.5 million of the $125 million project was passed by Downtown voters with over 70% in support. As with Measure J, the initiative needed a two-thirds vote to pass. The election was held via mail ballot and was open to all Downtown property holders.