CRC Opposition and Alternatives Rally,TODEAY (April 5th) at Waterfront Park
What: *Rally to demand viable alternatives to a 12 lane Columbia River
*When:* Sunday, April 5th at noon.
*Where:* Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, just north of the
*Special Guest Speakers: *Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury,
Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, and others
The Opposition and Alternatives Rally is our chance to speak out to stop
funding for the Columbia River Crossing project in its current 12 lane
form, and to demand alternatives that are fiscally responsible AND
address the environmental and livability issues affecting the region. A
$4.2 billion dollar, 12 lane mega-bridge is not the solution to
congestion. The CRC is 20th Century thinking applied to a very different
world today. This project promotes single occupancy vehicle use,
invites unchecked sprawl to southern Washington, harms the health of our
neighborhoods, and creates gridlock into the heart of Portland.