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OREGONLIVE: Portland street fee: Commissioner Steve Novick stages tour, campaigns for maintenance and safety needs (video)

August 19, 2014 | Portland Commissioner Steve Novick staged a tour Tuesday morning to highlight four "concrete examples" of problem areas that could stand to benefit if the City Council approves a new fee for road maintenance and safety projects.

Novick and Portland Bureau of Transportation officials took members of the news media and some community advocates on a bus ride, starting in east Portland and finishing in Southwest early afternoon.

Novick said the handpicked tour offered a chance to "put some sort of meat on the bones" surrounding the contentious and months long debate about how, and whether, to raise millions of dollars annually for maintenance and safety projects.

The commissioner, who's been leading the charge along with Mayor Charlie Hales, conceded that READ FULL ARTICLE