Category Archives: Portland

Ride Sharing Add to Congestion Bunk

A report  from Associated Press claims conclusively Rides share add to Congestion.   I have read many of the studies only skipping over the methodology part.  First, I felt the study is a bit disingenuous, peculiarly UCD study which shows a … Continue reading

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Portland Transit Race puts Taxi and Pubic Transit on the Bottom

Willamette Week had their The great Portland transit race. The race was a group of people had to go from e Willamette Week office in Slabtown to Roadside Attraction, the pleasant patio bar on Southeast 12th Avenue. The participants used … Continue reading

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I struck a blow for the free market and choice using Uber

You might have been reading the news how Portland city council begrudgingly gave in and allow Uber and Lyift to operate. I have often dealt with poor service and here are a examples: some time ago at 6th and Salmon … Continue reading

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Jobs Jobs Jobs

What does a republican debate and planning new I-5 bridge over the and the Columbia River have in common : Answer: the fallacy of government creating public sector jobs. First here in Oregone, Willamette Week, my favorite liberal rag (dammed … Continue reading

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