Tag Archives: bus rapid transit
Sometimes it’s best to quit while you’re ahead. Clark County Commissioner David Madore appeared to have majority support for a transit-related resolution during this week’s C-Tran board meeting, only to see it evaporate during deliberation. Madore had introduced a resolution calling for C-Tran to “discuss, consider, and courteously regard” the outcome of last week’s advisory […]
November 13, 2013 3:35 pm
There’s been a familiar formula for public comment at C-Tran board meetings in recent years. It usually goes something like this: Columbia River Crossing. Light rail. Vote of the people. Rinse. Repeat. But this month marked the first C-Tran meeting since the CRC began shutting down, spelling the demise of the $3.4 billion megaproject. So […]
July 12, 2013 6:53 pm
When the official minutes of this week’s C-Tran board meeting are finalized, you’ll see this phrase: “Tom Mielke motioned, Tim Leavitt seconded, and motion carried…” A new political alliance? Well, probably not. Eric FloripI’m the environment/transportation reporter for The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver, Wash. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-735-4541.
March 22, 2013 6:55 pm