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Citizen Input Requested for Transportation Priorities

Critical Decisions on Region's Transportation Priorities
Metro Transportation Committee
Tuesday December 5th
1:30 PM
Metro Council Chambers
600 NE Grand in Portland.
This information was originally received from the
Bicycle Transportation Alliance
for more information contact  info@bta4bikes.org

Metro is now considering how to allocate federal transportation funds for projects in the region.  Projects are many and funding is tight, and the next two months are a critical period for determining which projects will be eligible and what criteria will be used in choosing projects.

Citizen input is crucial in order to ensure that projects reflect the priorities of the community.  We especially need to hear your voice of behalf of cycling!

We have a good chance of making a significant change in Metro's funding process that bike and pedestrian projects are funded in the future.

Please attend this important upcoming hearing: inform yourselves and share your concerns and priorities at the next meeting of the Metro Transportation Committee!

Critical Decisions on Region's Transportation Priorities
Metro Transportation Committee
Tuesday December 5th
1:30 PM
Metro Council Chambers
600 NE Grand in Portland.
Another issue 04.Dec.2000 11:55

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One question: Is this transportation meeting addressing bus/Tri-Met issues too? Sisters in Action for Power has been struggling for quite some time now to get free bus passes for high schoolers. Would this be a good forum for mostly-white bike activists to express solidarity with a youth-led, people-of-color-led campaign?

postponed till January 06.Dec.2000 10:51

grace

this process is being postponed. apparently it actually never really started. you can submit your comments now by contacting Metro. they will put out a more formal call for comments in January (it seems). stay tuned to indymedia for further info.