“Two times in the past, they had a vote on putting in the light rail. And each time they changed the route and stuff,” said Moore. “They didn't let the people vote on it. They just planned this thing.”
In general, people seem upset at the general lack of interest shown by authorities in the concern of the public. Trees are getting bulldozed where they might be protected, and the authorities don't seem as interested as they ought to be.
“I think people do feel frustrated. We are voicing, we're trying to work within the legal framework that's been established, and when those laws and channels get thwarted and gone past, they start to get frustrated,” said Holly Losli, a mother and long-time resident of Clackamas County. “They subscribe to this system, and the very people that are supposed to be representing it aren't following it.”
MAX line heads through Milwaukie