Time to reboot the Sellwood Bridge?
A re-evaluation of the whole Sellwood Bridge project, in light of the recent funding defeat in Clackamas County
Public projects, political capital, and the sunk cost fallacy
How the sunk cost fallacy, particularly applied to political capital, can cause public officials to insist on the timely completion of dubious projects.
Sellwood Bridge Détente Apparently Reached
As reported by the Mercury, Sam will apparently settle for a share of savings generated by value engineering.
Should Portland Help Pay for Sellwood?
Mayor Adams is being accused of dragging his feet on the City’s contribution to the Sellwood Bridge replacement. But let’s step back a bit. Is it the best use of $8M/year of the City’s share of increased gas tax revenues to fund a County facility (we’ll leave aside the question of whether having the County […]
A Few Quick Links for the Day
TriMet and its union appear headed to binding arbitration Portland now has an official electric vehicle strategy Time to pick a design for the Sellwood – coverage by BikePortland Feds treating transportation as a health issue