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Highway Collaborative identifies Gorge congestion goals

On May 11, members of the Oregon Solutions Historic Columbia River Highway Collaborative signed a Declaration of Cooperation outlining goals for the project and delegating responsibilities to specific stakeholders. The collaborative seeks to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety along the Columbia River Highway and enhance visitor experiences…

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Highway Collaborative identifies Gorge congestion goals. Hood River News. May 17, 2016.

Bus service to Multnomah Falls begins May 27

A new bus service, “Columbia Gorge Express,” will link Portland to Multnomah Falls and Rooster Rock State Park this summer. The first bus rolls out Friday, May 27, during Memorial Day Weekend.

A pilot program by Oregon Department of Transportation and partner groups, the Gorge Express will run on weekends and take passengers from Gateway Transit Center in downtown Portland (Gateway/Northeast 99th Ave.) to the scenic waterfall area along Interstate 84 in the Columbia Gorge…

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Bus service to Multnomah Falls begins May 27. Hood River News. May 17, 2016.

Highway Driver: Governor picks Johnson to co-lead Columbia River Collaborative

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has selected Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) to share leadership in a newly forged Oregon Solutions program, Columbia River Highway Collaborative, which will tackle safety and congestion issues in the Gorge.

The team, convened by Johnson and Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel, will be made up of public, private and civic leaders. The goal: spurring practical and sustainable solutions for traffic and tourism impacts in the region…

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Highway Driver: Governor picks Johnson to co-lead Columbia River Collaborative. Hood River News. October 29, 2015.

Johnson To Work On Highway Solutions Effort

Oregon 52nd District State Representative Mark Johnson has been appointed by Governor Kate Brown to serve as co-convener of the Historic Columbia River Highway Collaborative Oregon Solutions project.   Johnson, along with co-convener Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel and a team of public, private and civic leaders, are tasked with developing practical and sustainable solutions to ongoing traffic safety and congestion issues in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area…

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Johnson To Work On Highway Solutions Effort. Gorge Radio. October 22, 2015.