News Updates: 11-28-22
This week in Oregon Tolling Updates…
Please note, this is information from ODOT…
We will share information and answer questions about the proposed concept for tolling I-5 and I-205. We will introduce considerations that will be studied, how to comment and next steps at two webinars.
Webinar # 1 – Tuesday, Nov. 29, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Click this link to join the Zoom Webinar. Telephone dial in by phone: +1 346 248 7799 Webinar ID: 824 4095 7204
Webinar # 2 – Wednesday, Nov. 30, 4-5 p.m. Click this link to join the Zoom Webinar. Telephone dial in by phone: +1 719 359 4580 Webinar ID: 861 6446 4157
The webinars will take place on Zoom, and you can join online or by phone. Each webinar will present the same information. No RSVP is needed. These meetings will also be livestreamed on ODOT's YouTube Channel.
Now to this weeks articles…
Article 1 - Pamplin Media hits the street with their “5 Facts” about tolling. A compilation of others articles but a good rounded read.
Article 2 - This article, from Oregon Public Braodcasting, is a summation of why ODOT feels tolling is necessary in Oregon. A link is also provided, in the article, to voice your opinion. This link will close by January 6th.
Article 3 - For many of us, we may have never seen the “How” this tolling initiative came into being. This is one of the studies, and the House Bills, that started the legislature down this path. Many links to look at as well..
Oregon Public Broadcasting article
Initial tolling studies… and additional links in the article