“It may be most accurate to fault the deep bias rooted in American society.”
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.
Last week, WW wrote about a plan for tolling segments of I-5 that has North Portland residents worried about diverted rush-hour traffic (“Take the Free Way,” WW, June 20, 2018).
City officials like the plan to toll all the stretches of I-5 and I-205 in Portland.
Adding lanes to the highway would not have prevented the two deaths cited by ODOT.
Economist says vehicle registration fees in Oregon are inherently unfair.
In other news: A new anti-freeway campaign launches in Portland.