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Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar

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“It must always be remembered how cost-effectiveness works in the public sector: the cost IS the benefit.” - author unknown

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Houston Light Rail Video

Sam Adams: South Waterfront is Broke

Light Rail is for Development

(3rd person is former City Commissioner Charlie Hales-Portland OR)

Rail in Mumbain India kills 12 people/day (4000/yr.)

Sam Adams :

Put 300,000 people at transit stops

Sam Adams:

Make Portland like 1920

How Japan Makes Rail Work

Earl Bluemenauer:

Congestion is exciting

Sam Adams:

Vigorous Development at Transit Stops

Balance & Context in Global Warming

Vancouver BC city co

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land air & water pollution, Harold Brown (University of Georgia)

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