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Fix outsized ST3 car-tab fees

SOUND Transit should quickly reconsider the formula it uses to tax vehicle owners.

As reported by Times reporter David Gutman, the agency uses a formula that inflates vehicle values, leading to higher car-tab taxes.

This is causing sticker shock for residents of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties facing big increases in their licensing fees as Sound Transit 3 taxes kick in this year.

Responding with more than a shrug is in Sound Transit's best interest. Outrage over the fees a

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