This breakthrough solution was designed by two Portland Tri-Met veterans and hits a home run that gives all parties what they want and more for a tiny fraction of the failed CRC Light Rail Tolling project. The CRC bureaucracy is invited to compare this to their $160 million boondoggle too low.
Clark County to use taxes to lobby against voters.
C-Tran snubs voters December 11 who said No to funding Light Rail and BRT in the General Election. The C-Tran Board voted to rush ahead on the CRC Light Rail Tolling project and BRT anyway.
This report shows the real cost of tolls and debt for the light rail tolling project to be substantially higher than we have been told. Video clips show officials rushing ahead to incur unprecedented debt with no funds to cover that debt except more debt and escalating tolls. Forensic Accountant Tiffany Couch shows us the numbers from the CRC documents.
This report focuses on what appears to be false and misleading testimony by CRC Director Nancy Boyd and WSDOT Secretary Paula Hammond to the Oversight Officials as shown in the video clips. Until it became obvious that the committee members knew of the scheme, Boyd and Hammond appear to deny the plan to siphon off $50 million and use it for other highly inflated projects elsewhere.
According to Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, the only decision Clark County taxpayers will ever have on light rail is whether a sales tax is the right way to pay to run it. If they say no, he will find the money some other way. Leavitt made this point clear during ...