The Washington Distant Destination Transportation Rates, also known as House Joint Resolution 56, was on the November 8, 1977 ballot in Washington as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have authorized the legislature to establish passenger and freight transportation rates based on more than a mileage variable alone. The measure would have amended Section 18 of Article XII of the Washington State Constitution.
| Washington HJR 56 (1977)|
|Yes|| 394,105|| 49.28%|
Election results via: Washington Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
|| Shall the constitutional provision that transportation charges to given destinations may never exceed charges to more distant destinations be repealed?