Investments in Transportation
With the passage of HB 2017 (ORS 184.617 to 184.742) transportation funding package five years ago, the Oregon Legislature made a significant investment in transportation. Many of the projects included are complete, and others are well underway
See what's happened in the last five years.
How Oregonians Paid for Projects
The average driver has paid less than one cent per mile to get better roads that provide more reliable trips -- less than people would have paid to repair damaged vehicles if roads had deteriorated. And, the average worker has paid less than $1 a week in payroll tax.
Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund: Using the fund, transit providers were able to maintain service availability during the pandemic. They were also able to use their vehicles to support meal delivery and transportation to vaccination centers.