"...why on earth is Metro prioritizing a problematic freeway expansion? ...at some point we need our transit agencies to draw a line in the sand. If they can’t end car-centric urban planning, they can certainly stop enabling it with freeway expansions."
Advocates in Portland, Ore. have sued to stop the expansion of an urban renewal era highway project — and possibly writing the next page in the playbook for fighting bad urban freeway redesigns across the U.S.
I-5 JPA "Metro's recommendation for a holistic, equity based examination of the project regarding induced demand and greenhouse gas emissions... is an academic debate" not pertinent to this $5B highway project.