From: Ellen Rogalin, Clackamas County Department of Transportation and Development, 503-742-4274 Date: 05-28-13

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Share input on Regional Flexible Funds spending on transportation projects through Friday, June 7

The public is invited to weigh in on which bike, pedestrian, transit, road and freight projects to fund through the Regional Flexible Funds program in Clackamas County and throughout the region from 2016 to 2018.

Metro will take comments at a public hearing on May 30 and online through Friday, June 7, to help decide which projects to fund. A final decision will be made this fall.

Comments may be shared online at www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=42861#comment or in person at a public hearing:

Thursday, May 30, starting at 5 p.m.
Metro Council Chambers
600 NE Grand, Portland, OR 97232

The Regional Flexible Funds program, which includes money from three federal programs, is allocated every two to three years. During the current three-year cycle, the program has about $94.6 million available for projects ranging from regional trails to major road improvements.

Metro, counties and cities across the Portland metropolitan area will select a few projects to fund from among 29 locally proposed projects (including six from Clackamas County). The public is encouraged to review the proposed projects (www.oregonmetro.gov/rffa), and comment on which ones meet the needs of their community and how the projects could be improved. Project descriptions are available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Russian.

The six projects in Clackamas County are listed below. Click on each project for more information.

For more information: go to www.oregonmetro.gov/rffa or contact Karen Buehrig, KarenB@clackamas.us or 503-742-4683.

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