More bridges needed, not light rail

Posted January 24, 2019 | by John Ley
My View: More bridges needed, not light rail What's not in either state's public plans? A third bridge across the Columbia River and a new transportation corridor. That's what's truly needed. Published in the Portland Tribune here more

Bi-State I-5 Bridge Replacement Committee

Posted December 13, 2018 | by John Ley
Is this resurrecting the flawed CRC? Or will they actually attempt to fix the real traffic congestion problems? What's truly needed to handle traffic on the I-5 corridor. The Washington legislature established and funded a "Joint Oregon-Washington more

Bridge talks take hit; no light rail, no way!

Posted November 8, 2018 | by John Ley
TWO great columns on Oregon's tolling & light rail demands The Columbian published two great pieces on the same day. Their editorial and a letter from citizen Phil Haggerty. I sent the following letter to highlight more

RTC: A $3.3 Billion replacement bridge?

Posted November 7, 2018 | by John Ley
No answers to RTC including a $3.3 Billion Interstate Bridge replacement in our Regional Transportation Plan Is this simply a resurrection of the CRC, or is this a new proposal? My comments to the Nov. 6, 2018 more

A ‘dedicated lane’ ignores thousands of drivers

Posted October 23, 2018 | by John Ley
John Ley: ‘No private business would pay for an asset that is used at just 1 or 2 percent of its capacity’ Date: Monday, October 22, 2018 -- Clark County Today published my letter here and The Reflector more