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Talking Transportation

Posted September 9, 2019 | by John Ley
Oregon Voter Digest discusses regional transportation issues On Sunday, Sept. 8th, Bruce Broussard invited me on his Oregon Voter Digest show to discuss regional transportation issues. We covered a wide array of topics related to transportation. more

Use MAX money to expand metro roads

Posted September 3, 2019 | by John Ley
Citizens want point-to-point service in either privately owned vehicles or Lyft/Uber vehicles. Regional transportation planners have failed to change citizens' behavior with mass transit service, which continues its decline nationally. The Portland Tribune --  Tuesday, September 03, more

Lars on failing WES & MAX ridership

Posted August 23, 2019 | by John Ley
Lars Larson reads part of my email! Failing WES ridership caused TriMet to delay light rail trains by TWO minutes. (See Oregonian news story here.) Lars tees up the topic and then reads part of an email more

Pent up demand vs. “induced demand”

Posted August 23, 2019 | by John Ley
Misrepresenting "induced demand" We need more roads, bridges, and transportation corridors Anti-car people often deceive, when using the words "induced demand". In reality, in both Seattle and Portland, they have REFUSED to build new vehicle infrastructure. But as more