• Posts Tagged ‘bicycle transportation alliance’

    The CRC: Another Dead Freeway

    by  • June 30, 2013 • Austerity, Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 10 Comments

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    As I begin writing this, Saturday night, June 29th, 2013, news of the death of the Columbia River Crossing freeway mega-expansion has just been published. Just hours ago the Portland Tribune broke the story: CRC champion and Oregon governor John Kitzhaber had admitted defeat, declaring the decade long project that has already wasted $170 million...

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    Rules for Livable Street Radicals

    by  • March 5, 2013 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 0 Comments

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    Reflecting on the post-legislative failure to stop Salem from voting to approve $450 million dollars in bonds for the Columbia River Crossing, I’m feeling mildly disheartened.  Despite some incredible work on the part of individual activists and a handful of lesser known nonprofit & neighborhood groups, the Oregon state senate voted Monday 18-11 in...

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    Slaughter the Freeways: A Radical Livable Streets Movement

    by  • December 2, 2012 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 4 Comments

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    Where Are the Slayers of the Mt. Hood Freeway Today? In the 1960s in Portland, Oregon the proposed Mt Hood Freeway was a done deal. By 1972 the plan for the freeway had perished. In 1967 the city proposed making the Harbor Drive highway even wider. Several years later that highway was ripped from...

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