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Mass Transit Is Making Gridlock Worse

Posted March 7, 2020 | by John Ley
Mass Transit Is Making Gridlock Worse says nationally known economist Stephen Moore Lars says it's part of the "war on cars" Local conservative radio host Lars Larson teed up the topic of mass transit making traffic congestion more

Portland expands “Road Diets”

Posted February 15, 2020 | by John Ley
PBOT's "Rose Lanes" project will add to traffic congestion Eliminating vehicle lanes on already overcrowded arterials Portland has had a "war on cars" for a long time. After killing the Mt. Hood Freeway, activists stopped a planned more

RTC — Take a Stand Against Oregon’s TOLLING Scheme

Posted February 7, 2020 | by John Ley
Oregon legislators call for immediate TOLLING due to increased costs of ridiculous "community redevelopment" project, aka I-5 Rose Quarter Project My remarks to the Feb. 4th Regional Transportation Council Board. HERE. My original remarks to the RTC regarding more

Outrageous Rose Quarter Project Cost Up 70%

Posted January 31, 2020 | by John Ley
It's Community Redevelopment, Not Transportation From the beginning, the $450 million Rose Quarter project was a pork-barrel boondoggle. Fully HALF that price estimate was going to pay to create real estate -- two concrete lids over more

TOLLING: “Not so fast!”

Posted January 28, 2020 | by John Ley
Trying to stop TOLLS in Oregon before they start KOIN news reports on citizens effort to stop TOLLS on I-5, I-205, and other Oregon roads, unless VOTERS give their approval first. Julie Parish is interviewed. ODOT's Don more