August 25, 2010
Connect Oregon III Hands Out $97M
Mostly to freight projects, with some transit and a few aviation projects.
August 25, 2010 11:39 PM
Jason Barbour Says:
Among the projects not funded was approx. $1.9 million for UP Brooklyn Yard entrance changes (to support Milwaukie Light Rail), and a $2.04 million loan for Lake Oswego Streetcar Preliminary Engineering/NEPA analysis.
There's a page on ODOT's site which details the applications/selection process:
August 26, 2010 3:04 PM
Jason McHuff Says:
SMART operations center ($2M)
Streetcar relocation (~$2M; description says its the 4th/Montgomery section)
Clatsop County transit center (~$3M)
Hillsboro Airport runway ($4M)
2 trolley buses for Salem
Bus garage for Yamhill County
Ride Connection home
North Portland Jct rail work
California airport terminal
Eugene airport car wash
Hybrid buses for coastal transit
August 27, 2010 5:32 PM
Steve S. Says:
"Among the projects not funded was approx. $1.9 million for UP Brooklyn Yard entrance changes (to support Milwaukie Light Rail)"
Good. Nothing having anything to do with MLR should get any funding.
Hopefully the entire project will hit the breaks sooner rather than millions more later.