Author: jfuglister

  • Advocate Job Opportunity

    The Coalition for a Livable Future is hiring a part-time, temporary transportation policy advocate to lead its Shift the Balance Campaign. The Transportation Policy Advocate will be an integral part of the CLF’s policy analysis and advocacy team- including public policy analysis, coalition building, developing consensus among regional partners, and decision-maker lobbying. Specifically, the transportation […]

  • Nominate Your Heros

    The Coalition for a Livable Future is seeking nominations for its 2007 Robert L. Liberty Regional Leadership Award. The Regional Leadership Award recognizes and rewards leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the livability of the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan region during the past year. Community members are invited to nominate an individual who has demonstrated initiative […]

  • Help Coalition for a Livable Future Shift the Balance!

    It has been said that building highways to reduce congestion is equivalent to buying a larger belt to cure obesity. Yet, as illogical as this sounds, many of the Portland region’s transportation projects and plans are still being guided by this perspective. The Coalition for a Livable Future believes that it is time to transform […]

  • Thinking Big Thoughts

    The Future of our Transportation – Big Ideas and Outcomes We’ve been hearing from Metro that the Regional Transportation Plan Update just getting underway is going to be different. (See Council President Bragdon’s remarks (PDF, 31K) and Councilor Burkholder’s comments (PDF, 31K) from the April 20th stakeholder forum.) They say the new RTP is going […]

  • The Westside Bypass Rears its Ugly Head Again

    At the last meeting of the Columbia River Crossing Taskforce participants got a first glimpse of the all of the potential transportation improvements that are being considered for I-5 across the Columbia River. Much to my alarm the list includes a couple of ideas that smack of what was considered a done deal in 1988 […]