TriMet engineer to speak on Oak Lodge governance issues
Members of the public can join the Oak Lodge Governance Project (OLGP) at noon on June 12 for "The Roads We Travel: Intersections and evolution of our local pathways."
Jennings Lodge resident Leah Nagely Robbins will, among other things, examine the question, "How can we get to where we want to go if we don't know where we are?" Robbins will provide an incomplete transportation history of the unincorporated Oak Grove/Jennings Lodge area, delving into how the pathways and desired lines around and through this area evolved over time. She will ask what transportation infrastructure can mean for Oak Lodge's future, where OLGP is considering the possibility of the area becoming its own city or joining nearby cities.
A Clackamas High School and OSU graduate, Robbins has lived in the Portland area most of her life, with the exception of some formative years in Southern California and a year in Boston. She is a registered civil engineer and spent her career to date representing TriMet as a leader delivering major light rail and infrastructure projects including the Yellow, Green and Orange lines, as well as planning for the Southwest Corridor Project.
OLGP invited Robbins for the fourth in a series of regular information sessions to provide historical context, background and cultural perspective on the current governmental structure of Clackamas County. It is designed with the residents of Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge in mind, but all are welcome.
If you're interested in attending this informational Zoom meeting, pre-register at zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kc-CspzksHNZNxzxEsTLHxqwFLFGCgvJV. OLGP will open the waiting room at 11:45 a.m. and welcome early attendees who would like to meet members of the steering committee and ask questions about OLGP.
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