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Public invited to comment on bike, pedestrian and freight projects in Clackamas County proposed for regional funding

Clackamas County will host an open house Thursday, Aug. 1,6:15-8 p.m., to give the public an opportunity to learn more about and commenton six transportation improvement projects being considered for regionalfunding through Metro's Regional Flexible Funds program.

At the open house, the public will be able to gather moreinformation about each of the proposed projects and express their views aboutthe projects to County and city officials.  The meeting will be in room115 of the Development Services Building, 150Beavercreek Road, Oregon City. 

The six projects, proposed by Clackamas County and thecities of Gladstone, Happy Valley and Oregon City, are being considered forfunding in 2016-18.  The funds, which come from three federal programs andare allocated by the region every two to three years, must be spent on bicycle,pedestrian and/or freight transportation projects.

The six proposed projects (listed in alphabetical order)are:

Final decisions about which projects to move forward forfunding will be made by a committee of representatives from jurisdictions inClackamas County urban areas.  Members of that committee will be at theAug. 1 open house.

People who would like to commentbut are not able to attend the Aug. 1 event are welcome to send comments totransportation planning supervisor Karen Buehrig at or 150Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR 97045.  Comments will be acceptedthrough Thursday, Aug. 8.

More information about the Regional Flexible Funds program,and project descriptions in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Russian, can befound at

Questions or comments about Clackamas County projects may besent to Buehrig at karenb@co.clackamas.or.usor 503-742-4683.

For moreinformation: Karen Buehrig, KarenB@clackamas.usor 503-742-4683.

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