Several provisions are included in the measure to achieve this goal. Proposition 51 section numbers are indicated in parentheses.
This measure is not a tax increase, but simple dedicates sales tax revenues from auto sales to transportation programs.
A citizen panel will review the program each year to assure all of its requirements are being followed, and that waste is being prevented (Section 7105(s))
An independent audit will be performed every year to make sure that there is no misdirection of funds, and that waste is avoided. (Section 7105(s) and (t))
Administrative costs cannot exceed two percent (7105(dd)
No administrative buildings or anything else that does not directly serve transit users can be built with the transit capital funds (Section 7105(b)(3)(B))
Existing transportation funds cannot be displaced by this source of revenue (maintenance of effort requirement. (Section 7105(i))