Portland's Streetcar Possibility Affecting Two Major Transportation Projects

<p>Pending plans to extend Portland's streetcar system are causing two current transportation infrastructure projects to cautiously tip-toe forward and not make any moves that would prevent the future option of the streetcar from being included.</p>
December 22, 2007, 9am PST | Nate Berg
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"City transportation Commissioner Sam Adams is interested in extending the streetcar service throughout Portland and believes the Southeast Portland neighborhood of Sellwood might be a good candidate, along with such east-side areas as Hollywood and Hawthorne."

"Primarily because of Adams' interest in the issue, those working on the Sellwood Bridge and the Portland-to-Lake Oswego transit project are trying to avoid making any decisions that would preclude a new Sellwood streetcar line."

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Published on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 in The Portland Tribune
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