Deceptions and lies found in the previous project
Are they being repeated?
This is really a light rail project http://www.nobridgetolls.com/refrences2.html
It is a public process accepting input from the public. http://www.debunkingportland.com/crc_decision_making.html
Light Rail or BRT IS NOT actually required by the Federal Government.
“Transit and active transportation elements are not a requirement to obtain federal funding for a highway transportation project in all cases. “
Project will NOT create 20000 jobs. It was actually be 1907 jobs for 10 years. https://www.wweek.com/portland/article-
Traffic and toll revenue projections are wildly optimistic. https://www.wweek.com/portland/blog-
"This is the worst freight bottleneck in the nation," ODOT Director Matt Garrett
told lawmakers–” On the I-
The project will shave exactly 60 seconds off the peak morning commute. https://www.wweek.com/portland/article-
The current bridge is too dangerous. -
CRC backers claim the $3.5 billion project is "downsizing." That's not true—not even close.
While recycling news about "savings," the I-
Who wants it?
The state's most powerful interests want the project: big business (including Eyre
Brewer's top campaign donors), labor unions and Gov. John Kitzhaber. https://www.wweek.com/portland/article-