Rhode Island Question 5
, also known as the Transportation Bonds Act - $88,500,000
appeared on the November 7, 2006
election ballot in Rhode Island
as a bond question
, where it was approved.
| Question 5|
| Yes|| 276,262|| 75.4%|
Text of measure
The language that appeared on the ballot:
Approval of this question will allow for the State of Rhode Island to issue general obligation bonds, refunding bonds, and temporary notes in an amount not to exceed $80,000,000 to match federal funds, provide direct funding for improvements to the state's highways, roads and bridges; $7,000,000 to provide funding for commuter rail, and $1,500,000 to purchase and/or rehabilitate buses for the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority's bus fleet.