August 20, 2014 | OPB-- Portland transportation commissioner, Steve Novick, toured several local neighborhoods Tuesday to highlight street maintenance and safety upgrades — and to stress the need for new fees.
There’s a stretch of road along Capitol Highway in southwest Portland that’s had a plan for a new sidewalk and bike route for 18 years.
Don Baack lives nearby and says people want to get around by bike and walking — but any tax increases to pay for it have to be carefully planned.
“We need to improve our streets and roads,” he said.
“I think if we can figure out the equity that satisfies everyone, we’re all going to be supportive of it. The key question READ FULL ARTICLE