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Gas Tax

Momentum builds for Portland gas tax to fund street repair and traffic safety For almost thirty years, Portland’s streets have been deteriorating due to inadequate transportation funding. Every year, the problem gets worse because the longer you wait to repair a street, the more expensive it is to fix. Meanwhile, there are parts of the city where, because of dangerous intersections or gaps in sidewalks along busy streets, it is unsafe for children to walk to school and for seniors to walk to bus stops. Over the past month, however, momentum has been building for a new funding source for […]