What’s the plan again?

You don't need to tell the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council that local traffic congestion is bad and getting worse. The agency is in the middle of a Congestion Management Process […]

Would you like some McCarthyism with your resolution?

[caption id="attachment_5037" align="alignleft" width="300"] Councilor Tom Mielke gets a fifth shot at posting "In God We Trust" in the Clark County public hearing room on Tuesday.[/caption] This “In God We Trust” […]

Searching for a CRC successor

Let's face it: The words "Columbia River Crossing" carry a certain stigma these days. Mere mention of the project that came to be known as the CRC immediately stokes a range […]

‘Sieg Heil’ man returns

Regular readers of APIL may recall that a C-Tran Board meeting earlier this month took an uncomfortable turn when a man launched into an impassioned denouncement of an impressive array […]

Commissioner’s Facebook post makes you go hmm

Commissioner David Madore is living by Mark Twain's old adage that one shouldn't let the truth get in the way of a good story. In a Facebook post Monday, Madore […]

Columbia River Crossing, Jr.

I figure I haven't written my last story about the Columbia River Crossing. But I didn't see this one coming. This week's Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council meeting included a look […]

Columbia River Crossing: 2005-2014

After the Columbia River Crossing died -- the first time, in 2013 -- we wondered what an obituary for the controversial megaproject might look like. Turns out, that may have been […]

Stuart explains his C-Tran vote

In a 5-4 decision, anyone in the majority could be considered the deciding vote. But after the C-Tran board last week approved a plan to operate and finance light rail […]

NYT article on CRC touches nerves in DC

Earlier this month, my husband and I were part of a 12-member relay team that finished Ragnar Northwest Passage, a 196-mile trek from Blaine to Whidbey Island. We were in […]

No more CRC? No problem

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. […]

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