Project Sponsors Council
Friday, January 22, 2010
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Washington State Department of Transportation, SW Region
11018 NE 51st Circle, Vancouver, Washington 98662
Approve Dec. 4, 2009 Meeting Summary
Conceptual Finance Plan Overview and Discussion
Tolling Study Committee Findings
Performance Measures Advisory Group Report
Performance Measures Application Example
Hayden Island Update
TRANSIT DIRECTIONS from PORTLAND:
From Downtown Portland, take C-TRAN Express Bus #164 to the Fisher’s Landing Transit Center. Transfer to Bus #80 (Van Mall/Fisher's) eastbound to 49th and 112th Avenue. WSDOT SW Region Headquarters is 2 blocks north of this bus stop.
TRANSIT DIRECTIONS from VANCOUVER:
From Downtown Vancouver take C-TRAN Bus #4 (Fourth Plain) eastbound to the Vancouver Mall Transit Center. Other buses to Vancouver Mall are #32, 72, 44 and 78. From the Mall Transit Center, transfer to Bus #80 (Van Mall/Fisher's) eastbound to 49th and 112th Avenue. WSDOT SW Regional Headquarters is 2 blocks north of this bus stop.
For detailed trip planning, please contact the two transit agencies: C-TRAN, www.c-tran.com, 360-695-0123, or TriMet, www.trimet.org, 503-238-RIDE
Meeting facilities are wheelchair accessible and children are welcome. Individuals requiring reasonable accommodations may request written material in alternative formats or sign language interpreters by calling the project team at the project office (360-737-2726 and 503-256-2726) one week before the meeting or calling Washington State's TTY telephone number, 1-800-833-6388.
Columbia River Crossing (CRC) Project Sponsors Council
December 4, 2009, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Port of Portland, 121 NW Everett Street, Portland, OR
Hewitt, Henry (Co-chair)
Mayor, City of Portland
Council President, Metro
Director, Oregon Department of Transportation
General manager, TriMet
Past chair, Oregon Transportation Commission
Chair of the Board of Directors, C-TRAN
Mayor, City of Vancouver
Chair, SW Washington Regional Transportation Council
ODOT CRC project director
Regional Administrator, Washington State Dept. of Transportation
Note: Meeting materials and handouts referred to in this summary can be accessed online at: http://www.columbiarivercrossing.org/ProjectPartners/PSCMeetingMaterials.aspx
Welcome and public comment
Co-chair Henry Hewitt thanked attendees for coming and announced that PSC members co-chair Hal Dengerink and Secretary Paula Hammond could not be at today’s meeting. Due to the large number of sign-ups for public comment, testimony will be limited to one minute per person. The Council will accept written comments, as well.
Representative Tina Kotek, Oregon state legislator for House District 44 in north and northeast Portland: I support the project and have submitted written testimony from my comments at the state legislative hearings held Nov. 19 in Salem. If the project has additional questions to resolve, please do it quickly and don’t delay the project at the risk of missing federal funding. I want to thank the residents from Hayden Island and ask CRC staff to listen to them and help solve some of the livability challenges on the island posed by the proposed design refinements.
Ed Garren, citizen co-chair of the Hayden Island Plan: I was always in favor of the bridge as it was proposed. It was a state of the art bridge, like a beautiful Lexis Hybrid. These refinements turn it into a 20year old Oldsmobile that needs a ring job. It’s going to be dirty,...