regional transportation council

Pike peddling bridge ideas, but not to RTC

State Rep. Liz Pike doesn't have a bridge to sell you. The Camas Republican does, however, have some ideas she'd like to share. She just won't be sharing them with the […]

Councilor David Madore scraping at the bottom of the litter box

Clark County Councilor David Madore compared the work of Regional Transportation Council Chair Melissa Smith to a cat that doesn’t know how to cover her own feces. Literally. Local gadfly Lee Jensen—who could really […]

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 […]

Light rail conspiracy theory

First, let's get something out of the way: The Columbia River Crossing is still dead. Yet the ghost of the proposed Interstate 5 Bridge replacement continues to haunt government meetings in […]

Ed Barnes unleashed

Ed Barnes has never been one to hold back in public comments, particularly when he's talking about one of his favorite subjects: transportation. This week's Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council meeting […]

Charter could mean new faces on C-Tran, RTC boards

This week's approval of a home rule charter could have a ripple effect beyond just Clark County government. The new charter could also bring some new faces to the boards of […]

Musical (vice) chairs

At least Tom Mielke gets to be chair of the Clark County Board of Commissioners. Four times since December, Mielke has been nominated as chair or vice chair of two other […]

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