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Transit on Tap

A talk at one of the region’s great brewpubs.

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What happened to the Mt. Hood freeway and Harbor Drive?
Wednesday, September 17, 5 to 7 p.m.

Lucky Lab
7675 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

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What happened to the Mt. Hood freeway and Harbor Drive?
The Portland region is recognized as a leader in land use and transportation planning, however, this wasn’t always the case.  In the 1970s, Portland’s downtown waterfront was an urban freeway called Harbor Drive at the same time the region was planning to decimate Southeast Portland neighborhoods to build the Mt. Hood Freeway. What changed? 


Come learn how these decisions have led to investing in light rail to create an multi-modal regional transit system. Long-time Metro Planner Andy Cotugno will take you through this pivotal shift in Portland’s history.

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Andy Cotugno, Metro

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What is Transit on Tap?

Talks will be held in meeting rooms at local brew pubs, where you will be able to sample what’s on tap while hearing from transit experts on a variety of topics.

All events are free and open to the public.
Pub-goers are responsible for purchasing their own food and beverages.

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