• Posts Tagged ‘salem’

    Salem CRC Hearing Liveblog: Round 2

    by  • January 10, 2014 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 1 Comment


    Hi, folks. The defunct Columbia River Crossing freeway mega-expansion appears to be back. Mismanaging Perception will be live-blogging a committee hearing in Salem today, January 14th, 2014 beginning shortly before 1PM. For previous CRC related articles from MMP, click HERE. MMP’s CRC liveblog from last year can be reviewed HERE. ••• Due to technical...

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    I’m a Cyclist, Now Where’s My Damn Tax Break?

    by  • February 19, 2013 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Sustainable Cities, The Shaming Room • 2 Comments

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    Update at bottom. The list of bias and hostility that many motorists project towards the cycling community seems to never end.  If it weren’t bad enough that those who choose to commute via bicycle have to contend with risking our lives amid a sea of boat-sized SUVs, we also have to tolerate a tsunami...

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    February 11th CRC Public Hearing Recap

    by  • February 13, 2013 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Sustainable Cities • 1 Comment

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    This past Monday, February 11th, 2013 at Oregon’s state capitol building in Salem, a joint committee hearing over the proposed 12 lane mega-freeway expansion project known as the Columbia River Crossing overflowed two packed rooms.  People spilled out into the hallway and lobby where even more concerned citizens viewed video monitors for over five...

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