Summertime is almost upon us.
- Clackamas County is trying to figure out how to pay for its Milwaukie MAX contribution. As noted previously, the sheriff would rather they didn’t.
- The excellent Strong Towns blog takes a few whacks at the civil engineering profession
- The Portland Mercury considers the anti “Portland Creep” movement in Clackamas County.
- Metro with an update on the regional trails program, and a grand opening ceremony this Saturday for the “Trolley Trail” along the former Portland Traction streetcar line between Milwaukie and Gladstone.
- The concept of a westside bypass gets a bit of discussion from local politicos, most of whom think such a project remains unlikely.
- Former state labor commissioner and GOP stalwart Jack Roberts compares the CRC to the Mount Hood Freeway, at least in terms of its import on the upcoming Portland mayoral runoff between Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith.
- OPAL will be hosting an event on bus rider organizing as part of its First Friday series.
- Portland Afoot will soon be publishing interviews with three candidates to replace Jon Hunt as the president of ATU Local 757.
Have at it!