Kate Brown on Technology
Expand public transit to ease traffic congestion
Q: What would you do to ensure that transportation options are safe, affordable, accessible, dependable, and user friendly?
Kate Brown: Communities in every region of Oregon are facing tremendous challenges with aging transportation infrastructure and
mind-numbing traffic. I am committed to passing a transportation package in 2017 that:
William (Bud) Pierce: We need large
investments in transportation infrastructure to improve our mobility [via] a gradual increase in fees/gas tax for those who use the roads. While public transportation is important, I believe that our future lies with autonomous drive vehicles.
Source: AARP Voter Guide on 2016 Oregon Gubernatorial race
, Oct 31, 2016
- Addresses Portland-area congestion. It impacts all regions of the state and contributes to higher costs to Oregon businesses.
- Expand transit. It can ease
congestion and meet the needs of Oregonians. Every community around the state is asking for this.
- Make seismic upgrades. We must prepare Oregon for the inevitability of a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.
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