Opinion: 16 years after Portland’s ‘urgent’ Freeway Loop study, where has our boldness gone?

The year was 2005, and the tone was urgent. “Clearly, the I-5/405 Freeway Loop needs immediate attention.” “To keep the I-5/405 Freeway Loop viable, planning and design for improvements must begin now.” “We are at a very critical juncture. It’s time to move forward.” The blue ribbon Freeway Loop Advisory Group (FLAG), appointed by former … Read more