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Rep. Blumenauer to unveil ‘Commuter Relief Act’ in Portland

Rep. Earl Blumenauer.(Photo © J. Maus) Portland-area U.S. House Representative Earl Blumenauer will unveil his “Commuter Relief Act” at a luncheon on May 18th. The legislation would make it easier to bike and take transit to work by improving existing federal policy that prioritizes driving alone over other modes. Calling it a “matter of equity,” … Read more

Blumenauer to introduce ‘Active Transportation Fund of 2009’

Legislation would make more federal funds available for bike projects.(Photo © J. Maus) U.S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) is looking to introduce a new bill to Congress next week that would create a $2 billion grant program that would hasten investment in biking, walking, and other “active transportation options”. Blumenauer’s office sent out a one … Read more