2015 ORS 184.618¹
Duties of commission in preparing and implementing state transportation policy

(1) As its primary duty, the Oregon Transportation Commission shall develop and maintain a state transportation policy and a comprehensive, long-range plan for a safe, multimodal transportation system for the state which encompasses economic efficiency, orderly economic development and environmental quality. The plan shall include, but not be limited to, aviation, highways, mass transit, pipelines, ports, rails and waterways. The plan shall be used by all agencies and officers to guide and coordinate transportation activities and to insure transportation planning utilizes the potential of all existing and developing modes of transportation.

(2) As the plan is developed by the commission, the Director of Transportation shall prepare and submit to the commission for approval, implementation programs. Work approved by the commission to carry out the plan shall be assigned to the appropriate unit of the Department of Transportation.

(3) The director and members of the commission shall give safety, economic development and the provisions of industrial site services priority in fund allocation decisions. [1973 c.249 §12; 1983 c.362 §1; 1983 c.553 §1; 1993 c.741 §7; 1999 c.969 §3]

Law Review Cita­tions

54 OLR 552 (1975)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 184—Administrative Services and Transportation Departments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors184.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 184, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano184.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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