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OPAL’s Holiday Wishlist

With Halloween behind us, the holidays are officially here! Below, we are excited to present OPAL’s Holiday Wishlist – our key priorities as the year comes to a close! 1) $15,000 in the GiveGuide! OPAL is proud to once again be a part of the Willamette Week Give!Guide. […]

“If you see people evading fare, don’t write to TriMet and don’t complain to the driver. Just mind your own business and imagine a fareless transit system, where nobody is treated as if they were a criminal for moving freely in the world.” – https://t.co/AixubnKsAs

CLICK TO READ: “If you see people evading fare, don’t write to TriMet and don’t complain to the driver. Just mind your own business and imagine a fareless transit system, where nobody is treated as if they were a criminal for moving freely in […]

“There’s a rising movement for free public transit—a move that could relieve clogged roads and highways, help potentially houseless people keep their jobs, and permanently remove your supposed aggravation with fare jumpers.“ https://t.co/aueRAgTN9X

CLICK TO READ: “There’s a rising movement for free public transit—a move that could relieve clogged roads and highways, help potentially houseless people keep their jobs, and permanently remove your supposed aggravation with fare jumpers.“ https://t.co/aueRAgTN9X

OPAL is in the Guardian today talking carbon pricing

OPAL is in the Guardian today, noting that the environmental and environmental justice movements are split on HB 2020. Verde, Unite Oregon and OPAL oppose HB 2020. 350PDX went neutral. Let’s stop this slow motion train-wreck and fix what’s wrong. Read More

Supportive of Transit Dependent Communities

  To: HB 2017 Transit Advisory Committee and TriMet Board Members RE: $5 million Contested Funds to Youth, Seniors, and Individuals with Disabilities   In 2019, the Oregon State Transportation Investment package (HB 2017) will bring in an influx of approximately $49 million in […]