Light rail foes unable to revive Vancouver petition

Posted on January 16, 2013

VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Columbian reported that citizens who support a vote on a new light rail extension made their case to the Vancouver City Council, but were not able to revive a petition the county declared invalid this month. Petitioners fell just short of the required number of valid signatures to force council action or a public vote.

The light rail opponents circulated a proposal that would have prohibited the use of any Vancouver city funds to extend a light rail system into town from Portland, Ore. For the full story, click here.

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