As the Westside Express Service struggles to attract riders, a study is looking at what it would take to stretch the line from the Portland suburbs to Salem. House Bill 2408, signed into law last month, directs the Oregon Department of Transportation to consider what that stretch would entail...
It took 13 years and $166 million to get WES running. One supporter of extending the passenger rail service thinks the line can be extended nearly twice the distance for approximately the same price.
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