City Council Has Renewed Its Push to Toll All of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland Area

After an Oregon Department of Transportation Committee recommended more limited tolling on June 26, every member of City Council signed a letter supporting tolling throughout the region.

Under the Marquam Bridge (Tony Webster / Flickr)

Last month, an Oregon Department of Transportation advisory committee took a first step toward instituting tolls on Portland area highways.

The committee recommended starting with limited tolling—on Interstate 5 south from North Alberta Street and on the Abernethy Bridge along I-205.

But Portland City Council is continuing to advocate instead for tolling all I-5 and I-205 throughout the metro region.

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