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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Rail off the table for Powell/Division

An advisory committee of leaders from Portland, Gresham and East Multnomah County voted Monday to move forward with a bus-only study of high capacity transit on the Powell-Division corridor, dropping streetcar and light rail as an option for further consideration.

The unanimous vote came as committee members said they were focused more on a project that could be built soon and require substantially less private property acquisition and roadway impacts than a rail project.

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2 comments:

Al M said...

Thank god. I think we have enough rail. Actually all Powell Boulevard needs is truly frequent bus service no fancy capital project required

punkrawker4783 said...

Capital funding could however buy.......get this....Articulated Buses!!! but with the word "bus" in there they probably think "boring".