BEST supports Eugene eliminating off-street parking minimums citywide
As the City of Eugene works to implement state rules for Climate-Friendly and Equitable Communities, BEST supports parking reform Option 1: Do not require private developers to provide a minimum amount of off-street parking but rather give them the flexibility to determine how much their buyers and renters need.
Recap: Future of Transportation with Peter DeFazio, Lynn Peterson, and Jameson T. Auten
On Monday, April 10, Better Eugene-Springfield Transportation (BEST) and AARP Oregon hosted the community for a roundtable conversation featuring Peter DeFazio, Lynn Peterson, and Jameson T. Auten discussing how to respond to transportation challenges and…
2023 Legislative Agenda
Because state transportation policies and funding have a significant effect on what can or can’t be accomplished locally, BEST is supporting, opposing, or watching a few dozen bills during the 2023 Oregon Legislative Session.
BEST supports e-bikes rebates, add your name!
BEST supports e-bikes as a practical form of transportation. Earlier today, BEST Executive Director Rob Zako testified in support of House Bill 2571 to establish a statewide e-bike rebate program. Add your name in support!
BEST questions ODOT’s plans to widen Highway 126 West to make it safer
BEST supports efforts to protect all lives on roadways across Lane County. Although BEST supports some elements, we find that ODOT’s preferred design will encourage more and faster driving and have other negative impacts. Regardless, at an estimated cost of $250–350 million with no identified source of funding, the project is “too big to build.” BEST recommends making less costly targeted improvements before too many more tragedies occur.
Vote “YES” on Eugene Street Bond Measure 20-333!
BEST urges you to vote “YES” on the Eugene Street Bond Measure 20-333 for these 12 reasons.
MovingAhead: Frequently Asked Questions
What is MovingAhead? Who is behind it? What will it do? Who will pay for it? BEST answers some frequently asked questions we are hearing.
Transit plans better when we make them together
We are republishing this guest viewpoint, which originally appeared in The Register-Guard on June 10, 2014, on page A9.
BEST questionnaire asks LTD board members about key issues, receives one response
The Lane Transit Board of Directors is about to select a new general manager, arguably their most important responsibility. To gain insight into the needs of LTD, BEST invited each board member to complete a questionnaire asking about issues they see. 1 out of 7 board members chose to do so.
Considering new CDC guidance, BEST urges LTD to review face mask requirement
Considering new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), BEST urges the Lane Transit District (LTD) Board of Directors to determine what, if any, face mask requirements are needed to protect public safety.