People Priced to the Edge of Portland Are Now Facing the Expensive Prospect of Tolls

This is Oregon’s first foray into congestion pricing—but the debate about how tolls impact working-class people is long and inconclusive.

Karin Power moved to Milwaukie five years ago when the rent in Southeast Portland got too high.

Since then, her political career has taken off: She was elected to the Milwaukie City Council, then to the Oregon Legislature, becoming one of the most promising new members of the House’s Democratic caucus.

Source: People Priced to the Edge of Portland Are Now Facing the Expensive Prospect of Tolls – Willamette Week