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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

Washington is getting plenty of money from gas tax

Posted January 21, 2020 | by John Ley
Letter to the editor: Washington is getting plenty of money from gas tax By John Ley/Camas -- Jan 21, 2020 -- The Reflector The 18th Legislative District representatives recently held three town hall events. Sen. Ann Rivers more

Lars: Doubling the price of the Rose Quarter project

Posted January 4, 2020 | by John Ley
ODOT increased the size of the "lid" being proposed at the Rose Quarter, to accommodate real estate On Thursday, Lars Larson returned from his Christmas vacation. When he mentioned the traffic problems in the Portland metro more