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New Support for Inner Southeast MAX line

Milwaukie turnaround
by: Eric Norberg,

Initial opposition to the planned Inner Southeast light rail line along S.E. McLoughlin Boulevard once was credited with costing a former Mayor of Milwaukie his job.

Today, polls of Milwaukie residents show strong support for the MAX line, which could be built by 2012, if hurdles are cleared and funding is found.

An open house held at the Clackamas ESD office in Milwaukie on March 5th drew many citizens, as well as Metro Councilor Robert Liberty, here shown discussing the project with visitors.