|November 22nd 1919|
Of greatest interest is the start of the formal response to Governor Brown's letter asking for more action on greenhouse gas and climate.
|Presentation to OTC|
|The gap (notes in red added)|
|Pricing, Options, Operations, Fuels, Vehicles, Land Use|
|Report card on vehicles and fuels|
- Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
- Transportation Safety Action Plan
- Transportation Options Plan
- Blueprint for Urban Design
|Progress! on walking and biking|
But the two presentations, on climate action and on plan implementation, aren't talking to each other, don't inform one another. The STS should drill into the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and ask if it is actually contributing to the 2050 goal.
These conversations and analyses matter to each other! And progress on the Bike Plan should be measured by progress on the Climate Plan in addition to whatever other measures ODOT wants to use, otherwise it all is just empty blather.
As it is, we get a sortof totalitarian message about "One ODOT," but the evidence plainly shows fragmentation, silos, and a lack of coordination.
|Ostensibly coordinated and aligned at ODOT,|
but really just autoist hegemony still
And really, ODOT doesn't see a need for transformation, so this shouldn't be surprising. Had they wanted transformation, they wouldn't have picked the leader of the failed CRC to be the new agency head, and would have picked one of the other two, external candidates. The presentations consequently are designed to be reassuring rather than unsettling or critical. "Stay the course, we're doing just fine!"
Also on the agenda is a report on the transit funding thing awkwardly called "Special Transportation Fund (STF) and the Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund (STIF)" and on interstate bike routes, like the coast highway route.