Larry Smith

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 […]

APIL Presents: MasterPuppet Theater

Welcome to a very special post on All Politics is Local, in which we explore the just-asked-by-us questions: "What would happen if we had sock puppets stand in for public […]

“You’ve got to know when you have your votes”

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 […]

Last-minute birthday plans

Vancouver City Councilor Larry Smith turned 71 on Oct. 1, and boy, did he get a birthday surprise! Ninety minutes before the start of a meeting of the Southwest Washington Regional […]

Who’s on the bus?

A seat on the C-Tran board comes with plenty of responsibilities. Members have final say over a $96 million two-year budget. They set fares affecting thousands of riders. They chart […]

What scares Larry Smith?

Vancouver City Council's workshop Monday on the makeup of the C-Tran Board of Directors turned into a confessional for Councilor Larry Smith, who shared his thoughts on the Clark County […]

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