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1988 Oregon Public Transportation Study, Sheldon Edner, Kenneth Dueker, Janice Dean Apr 1989

1988 Oregon Public Transportation Study, Sheldon Edner, Kenneth Dueker, Janice Dean

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Oregon continues to face challenges in public transportation. The lack of a consistent and comprehensive framework of state policy is making local efforts to meet public transportation demands harder and fails to exploit economic and transportation opportunities for improving the vitality of the state. The absence of continuous and stable state financial assistance has weakened the state/local partnership in providing public transportation services and kept mobility for many Oregonians at a minimal level. Finally, as the federal role in funding transportation declines the need for aggressive state leadership increases. The following recommendations for Legislative and Executive action are offered ...