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Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar

Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon          

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

Sweet Deals in Portland

Sold off part of Port of Portland. Buyer sold dry dock for more than he paid for land + drydock

Valued abandoned DOWNTOWN police station way below market

Land owners routinely sit on UR advisory committes

Metro Commissioner that votes on light rail and is on payroll of PB

Newspaper editor is married to OHSU executive

Riverfront building remodel

Parks dept putting $ into NoMac

Gravy Train   (local)

PDC bought 100 parking spaces for $6.6 million beneath the restaurant of developers ......the 2006 cost for underground parking in Portland was about $31,290 a space