Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar

Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon          

In 1994, The Friends of Light Rail spent $182,000 to get light rail approved (Pg 49).  They lost.

 

 

 

 

 

Download 1994 Friends of Light Rail Spending Report

 

Supporters of Light Rail - Vancouver 1994 Election

 

Contributor

Location

Amount

Page

Connection

Gillis Corp

Hayward, CA

$2000

18

 

U.S. Bancorp

Vancouver WA

5,000

18

 

Kiewit Pacific

 

$20,000

19,23

 

Schwabe, Williamson&Wyatt

Portland OR

$3,000

19

 

Southwest WA Medical Center

Vancouver WA

$20,000

20

 

Pacific Telecom

Vancouver WA

$5,000

20

 

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Portland OR

$5,000

20

 

Nortwest National Bank

Vancouver WA

$500

20

 

Jeffrey Brown (Goldman Sachs)

Bellevue WA

$1,000

21,24

 

BRW inc

Minneapolis MN

$5,000

 

 

WA & N. Idaho District Council of Laborers

Seattle WA

$1,000

26

 

Local Union Assistance, Legal & Organizing Fund

Portland OR

$500

26

 

CH2M Hill

Portland OR

$2,500

26

 

Citizens for Light Rail Expansion

Portland OR

$25,000

27,41

 

Seafirst Bank

Seattle WA

$5,000

28

 

The Main Place Quantum Commercial, ITF

Vancouver WA

$2,500

29

 

Portco

Vancouver WA

$5,000

30

 

Parsons Brinkerhoff Group Admin

New York

$10,000

31

 

America Kotobuki Electronics

Vancoouver WA

$5,000

32

 

EP Properties

Vancouver WA

$10,000

33

 

Kaiser Permanente

Portland OR

$10,000

33

 

Natural Gas PAC

Portland OR

$2,000

33

 

US West Foundation

Seattle WA

$3,000

36

 

Hewlett Packard

Colorado Springs CO

$2,500

37

 

Bank of Vancouver

 

$500

38

 

Susan Dietrich

Vancouver WA

$250

40

 

JD White Company

Vancouver WA

$1000

40

 

Realvest Corp

Vancouver WA

$5,000

40

 

Electric Lightwave

Vancouver WA

$2,500

41

 

Dave Management inc

Snata Ana CA

$750

42

 

Hornstein & Duggins

Vancouver WA

$2,000

43

 

Ed Lynch

Vancouver WA

$10,000

43

 

otak

Lake Oswego OR

$2,500

47

 

Amalgamated Transit Union

Portland OR

$750

47

 

First Interstate Bank

Pheonix AZ

$2,000

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Kind Contributor

 

 

 

 

The Columbian

Vancouver WA

$5966

35,48

 

Some selected contributors

Friends of Light Rail Principals:

Joe King, 703 Broadway, Ste 700, Vancouver WA 98660

Sue Dietrich, 5009 Dubois Dr, Vancouver WA 98661