Press release: Regional leaders unite to send strong message on federal transportation priorities

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Below is a press release sent out yesterday by Metro. I have just received the actual resolution and list of projects and I might do another story about it on the Front Page soon.

For now…

Regional leaders unite to send strong message on federal transportation priorities

The Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT) is set to approve tomorrow Metro Resolution 09-4016 – sending a list of policies and projects for federal funding to the Metro Council for final approval. The resolution sets funding and policy priorities for the next Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) six-year transportation investment program.

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Latest storm update from PBOT: “Avoid unnecessary travel”

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I’m a bit late in posting this, but here’s the Bureau of Transportation’s storm update for Monday, 12/22 (read it online here):

Released: December 22, 2008

Contact: Cheryl Kuck, 503-823-5909

PUBLIC URGED TO AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL
Icy roads and continuing inclement weather present challenges to road crews, transit providers, and travelers

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