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TRN-7.05 - Columbia Corridor Transportation Study Report & Recommendations

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WHEREAS, the Office of Transportation was directed by the City Council to initiate the Columbia Corridor Transportation Study (CCTS) to determine a multi-modal transportation strategy to address the different needs of the Corridor, and
WHEREAS, the issue to be addressed by the CCTS included heavy trucks competing with recreational traffic;  volume and speed of traffic, poor access to/from industrial businesses to the I-5 and I-205 freeways and access to the growing Portland International Center and Airport;  and
WHEREAS, the CCTS implementation strategy provides for transportation improvements on all levels; Corridor-wide transit improvements; traffic calming along NE Marine Drive; utilization of underused capacity for freight at the approaches to both I-205 and I-5 on NE Columbia Boulevard and NE Lombard Street; bicycle improvements on NE Marine Drive; and pedestrian improvements as a part of each of the projects to be undertaken;  and

WHEREAS, adoption of this Study will allow capital dollars identified in the Office of Transportation's Capital Improvement Program for fiscal year 1999-2000 to be used to initiate projects identified in the CCTS;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Columbia Corridor Transportation Study Report and Recommendations be adopted as the framework for transportation investments in this portion of the Columbia Corridor as attached hereto in Exhibits A and B.

Filed for inclusion in PPD December 1, 2003.
Resolution No. 35811 adopted by City Council August 4, 1999.

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