Jim Howell says there's no surer way to waste a billion dollars. Howell now says Portland should be following the path of peer cities like Seattle, Austin and Atlanta and think bigger than wider ro.
In the past two years, all three cities passed big ballot measures built on the idea that as they grow, cities must shift away from transportation that Hot red head pizza delivery girl less efficient as more people use it cars and toward transportation that gets more efficient as more people use it: buses and trains.
In the Legislature and even at TriMet's own headquarters, Howell's plan is dead on arrival. But that was also the case 46 years ago, when Howell started fighting the seemingly inevitable Mount Hood Freeway project. Thanks to four crisscrossing MAX lines, it's already at full capacity at rush hour.
If TriMet ever wants more frequent trains, some of them will need a different route across the Willamette. Howell's answer: Go underneath.
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