Oregon Lawmakers Debate Boost in Transportation Funding (and Tolling May Be in the Picture)

East Oregonian reports, “A subgroup of the legislative committee crafting a statewide transportation package has recommended an increase of $255.6 million to $312.4 million in annual spending to upgrade roads and bridges,” but it is still working out a consensus on the exact amount of funding to suggest. Although the group has not publicly identified potential revenue sources, the newspaper suggests that tolling could be an option.