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Your Tax Dollers At Work In Tigard

Posted by Fritoy on November 7, 2007


11/06/2006


10/28/2007

Update.

How About some numbers on this.

Federal Funding- – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – $58.65 million
State of Oregon Lottery Bond Proceeds – – $35.34 milllion
TriMet and GARVEE Bonds – – – – – – – – – – $15.56 million
Local Cities and Washington County – – – – – $7.75 million
TOTAL – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – $117.3 million

Then There is this little Bit.

Frequency
Weekdays every 30 minutes during morning and afternoon rush hours

Travel time
27 minutes between Beaverton Transit Center and Wilsonville

Train speeds
37 mph on average, with a top speed of over 60 mph

Average daily ridership
An estimated 3,000 to 4,000 trips by 2020, with half of the riders new to transit

TriMet and Washington County also will contribute a total of $4.1 million to annual operating costs.

You can find this info and more here. (pdf)   Plus Tri-Mets web page with much more.

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You’re Tax Dollars at Work.

Posted by Fritoy on June 3, 2007

before

Now

Its about time something is done here.

So this project cost 117.3 million and is 14.7 miles long. So if I can trust my calculator  thats  8 million a mile (rounded up) to build this on a existing right of way?

That is the cheapest we taxpayers have gotten ripped off for yet in the light rail swindle.

You can get the PDF here.

The info site for the “Commuter line” is here.

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Campaign signs

Posted by Fritoy on October 29, 2006

Vandals trying to stop people from seeing signs they don’t agree with.

 

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