Asking and Getting... ODOT's Nightmare?
When truth is revealed it shows a completely different story...
STOP! If you haven’t heard the podcast we released yesterday, you might want to listen before you read on…
On the other hand, we can share a ditty of information that might not settle well with you… it didn’t with us. ODOT’s administrative numbers, which they say they do not have, have actually been in their hands since August of 2023. We have seen them and West Linn Mayor, Rory Bialostosky has given us a great visual on how they look.
Maybe they got misplaced at ODOT, but the August date on the WSP paperwork says transparency, in informing us about the facts, has been lacking.
Article 1 - At the meeting of the Special Subcommittee of the Joint Transportation Committee (we shorten the name) that took place last Saturday, 1-6-23, West Linn Mayor Rory Bialostosky presented a testimony and information he had received through a Public Records Request.
The graph, and his testimony, are worth millions ($$$) of words…
Click on the 3 lines on the right side of the PDF below and file will download.
Article 2 - Everything you wanted to know about how tolling is revealed, to this point, in the Concept of Operations packet. It is a maze of information intermingled with multiple entities. No wonder admin fees are so high.
Points of interest, Section 5.1.1 Vehicle Classification, 5.4.2 Invoice Escalation Process (and the graph below it), 6.5 Reciprocal Toll Enforcement and 7.2 Back Office. But truly this is an interesting read.