La la la We Can’t Hear You! Clackamas County Votes to Tax CARS to Pay for Light Rail (and Maybe the Sellwood Bridge)

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Clackamas County Commissioners unanimously vote for car tax saying the hundreds of taxpayers who showed up to meetings, commissioned polls, and wrote letters didn’t outnumber the Portland bike/light rail/planner class.


The story is here. Here’s the nut ‘graph:

The commission had heard from a vocal contingent of opposition to the fee increase during a three-part public hearing, but counted a larger number in support of the fee, including correspondence and phone calls.

One phone call from a bike enthusiast equals ten protesters.

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