Category: Right to Work

New Pilot Study Initiative Aims to Increase the Mobility of Low-Income Workers in Portland through Auto Ownership

September 19, 2007 0

Cascade Policy Institute has released a report unveiling a pilot project to examine the feasibility of promoting low-income auto ownership as a transit strategy.

Cascade’s Wheels to Wealth Program is promoting the formation of a committee to discuss the feasibility of creating an auto-loan program for the low-income population in the Portland tri-county area to assist in meeting the complex transportation needs of this demographic group. This program will be funded using the savings that would come from the cancellation of the lowest performing TriMet bus routes. . . . Read more!

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