Portland Regional Chamber Of Commerce Says Improving Public Transit Could Attract New Talent

“The Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce is urging businesses to support improvements to the region’s mass transit systems. Representatives from several different transportation agencies discussed current successes and future plans at the group’s recurring “Eggs and Ideas” event Wednesday morning …

Moderator Kristina Egan, with the Greater Portland Council of Governments, told attendees that businesses have an interest in supporting mass transit initiatives.

“Talent wants transit,” said Egan. “Younger workers, they want to live in walkable neighborhoods, be able to roll out of bed, grab a cup of coffee and get to their job.”