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Entries from July 2008

MAX UPDATE: Local Approval Complete

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

As of June 24th, the local approval process for the planned MAX light rail extension from Downtown Portland to the City of Miwaukie is complete.  Over a year of planning and public outreach work went into the formation of a new Locally Preferred Alignment (LPA).

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Sting Snares Dozens of Speeders on Powell Boulevard

July 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Portland Police’s traffic enforcement team was out in full force at the east end of the Ross Island bridge on the evening of Tuesday, July 29th.  Over a dozen officers participated in one of the largest traffic saturation patrols to ever come to the Brooklyn Neighborhood.

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Breaking News: Portland City Council Approves MAX Extension

July 17th, 2008 · No Comments

The planned Portland to Milwaukie MAX light rail line cleared another hurdle on July 17th with the adoption of the new locally preferred alignment by Portland City Council. Mayor, and former Brooklyn Action Corps member, Tom Potter spoke highly of the project and its ability to transform inner southeast Portland.  The other members of City Council were […]

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Tags: Brooklyn Action Corps · Transportation

Oops…Oregonian Gets it Wrong on MAX

July 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Wednesday edition of the Oregonian has an article updating the status of the Milwaukie MAX project.  Unfortunately, the graphic that they ran is out of date and inaccurate.

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Tags: Transportation