Advisory committees to discuss toll program development during upcoming meetings

Advisory committees to discuss toll program development during upcoming meetings

September 27, 2023

For more information, please contact Hannah Williams, 503-894-4173 or 

Portland – Two committees advising on tolling in the Portland metropolitan area will hold meetings in October. Equity and Mobility Advisory Committee (EMAC): Wednesday, October 4, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. In-person participants will meet at EcoTrust, 721 NW 9th Avenue, in the Billy Frank Conference Room. Participants can join via Zoom webinar or by phone at 360-209-5623 (local) or 877-853-5257 (toll free). Participants can also watch the YouTube livestream. At the EMAC meeting, time will be reserved for both online and in-person participants to provide verbal comments during the meeting for up to two minutes per speaker. EMAC meeting materials can be found on the project website.

Statewide Toll Rulemaking Advisory Committee (STRAC): Friday, October 27, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Participants can watch the YouTube livestream. STRAC meeting materials will be posted one week in advance on the project website.

Anyone can observe the meetings and share comments via email, phone or online: Email comments on specific EMAC agenda items to with “EMAC Public Comment” in the subject line. For STRAC comments, please email with “STRAC Public Comment” in the subject line. Submit comments via phone: 503-837-3536. Comments received by 11:00 a.m. two business days before the meeting will be shared with advisory committee members before the meeting. All comments will be added to the meeting record.

Accommodations will be provided to people with disabilities. To request an accommodation such as materials in alternate formats, please call Hannah Williams at 503-894-4173. Or, call statewide relay at 7-1-1 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

Meetings are open to everyone For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) or Civil Rights Title VI accommodations, translation/ interpretation services, or more information call 503-731-4128 or Oregon Relay Service 7-1-1. Si desea obtener información sobre este proyecto traducida al español, sírvase llamar al 503-731-4128. Nếu quý vị muốn thông tin về dự án này được dịch sang tiếng Việt, xin gọi 503-731-4128. Если вы хотите чтобы информация об этом проекте была переведена на русский язык, пожалуйста, звоните по телефону 503-731-4128. 如果您想瞭解這個項目,我們有提供繁體中文翻譯,請致電:503-731-4128 如果您想了解这个项目,我们有提供简体中文翻译,请致电:503-731-4128 More information about tolling Tolling is part of ODOT’s long-term strategy to help pay for transportation improvements and provide faster, more efficient trips through the Portland metro region. The Oregon Toll Program consists of two toll projects in development: the I-205 Toll Project and the Regional Mobility Pricing Project. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program is also proposing tolls as a source of funding and congestion management.