Remember all the talk about Oregon leading the nation in fighting global warming? Well, ODOT must have thought people meant leading the nation in increasing global warming.
The state transportation agency, Gov. Ted Kulongoski and Portland’s supposedly green city government is gung ho for a 12-lane, $4 billion, that’s right $4,000,000,000, I-5 freeway bridge across the Columbia River to facilitate urban sprawl.
But, grassroots opposition is building. Here’s a mocking shopping channel video from a Portland bike activist: