Metro’s Regional Transportation Plan 2023 should be setting us up for a safer, habitable future. Instead, it doubles down on cars by doubling our new roadway spending and cutting transit investment to a third of our last plan. Groups big and small criticized the plan and suggested improvements. Their efforts were ignored, and Metro submitted the plan to Metro Council with only a handful of changes.
On November 30th, the Metro Council voted on the plan. Bike Portland’s Jonathan Maus, reported on Metro Council’s 6-1 vote.
Read Bike Portland’s article: Six days before expiration, Metro Council passes $68 billion regional transportation plan