Help Metro plan the next 25 years of regional transportation projects

Is there a transportation project you want to see built in the Portland region in the next 25 years? If so, it better be on the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) – the strategy shaping Metro’s approach to transportation policy. Every five years, Metro develops a new plan, listing projects to prioritize for funding over the … Read more

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Metro committee says no to Adams’ amendment, yes on RTP

Metro’s RTP contains a $20 billion list of transportation projects.(Photo © J. Maus) This morning, Metro’s Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation voted 14-3 in support of the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP). Portland Mayor Sam Adams had an amendment to the plan rejected 11-5 and was one of the three “no” votes. The RTP contains … Read more

Burkholder responds to criticism of Metro’s Regional Transportation Plan

Metro is getting heat for their transportation plan.(Photo © J. Maus) Metro’s update to the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) — which will guide $20 billion of investments in our regional transportation infrastructure over the next 25 years — is coming under fire from advocacy groups, Portland Mayor Sam Adams, and others. Among Metro’s stated … Read more