Updated: A Transportation Bill for Yamhill County

Updated: 5/22/09

Track Joe’s latest updates as the bill is amended.

Original Post: 5/21/09

I blogged last night about the alarm bells going off over the transportation bill in the Legislature.

Local economist Joe Cortright has done an analysis of the earmarked road projects to look at who benefits, by county.

Everyone ready to watch the Sellwood Bridge fall into the river?

County Dollars earmarked Dollars per resident
YAMHILL $192.0M $2,036
MORROW $114.2M $1,137
TILLAMOOK $127.0M $1,036
BAKER $110.1M $1,000
WASCO $119.0M $786
GRANT $15.6M $744
WALLOWA $15.0M $703
HARNEY $15.0M $649
JACKSON $125.0M $609
UNION $112.0M $473
HOOD RIVER $110.0M $462
MALHEUR $112.5M $395
KLAMATH $123.0M $348
CLACKAMAS $122.0M $324
LANE $182.0M $237
UMATILLA $115.8M $218
WASHINGTON $108.0M $208
MARION $162.0M $197
DESCHUTES $132.0M $192
DOUGLAS $114.0M $134
JOSEPHINE $110.0M $120
MULTNOMAH $154.0M $75

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