This is the BRT plan that was released to the public on 2-5-2002.  The plan is to 

widen McLoughlin from 110' (+/-) to 130' at major intersections to create a

separate bus bypass lane.  The pictures and descriptions show what will

happen to your business if you allow BRT to be built to their specifications.  Metro has said that the plan can be changed; however, they are only offering you minor changes by moving the road or a driveway a few feet to pacify you. As a community we must stand together and tell Metro "NO BUILD" to BRT or we will be stuck with the results of increased congestion, job losses, and

business that will be destroyed because of this project.  You must speak up loud to put an end to the destruction of our community. Remember the quote from Clackamas County, "Silence Is Considered Acceptance"

McLoughlin and Rothe Rd.

                                       58'   To wire


      BRT plan calls for 65' street width at this

      point.  A new 15 x 120' bus platform and

      sidewalk will remove most of the front

      landscape area to within 4' of the sign. The

      plan also calls for the North driveway to

      become a restricted access driveway blocking 

      customers coming from the south to use the

      drive threw.  The southern driveway will be

      moved farther south taking out part of the

      south parking strip.

                                     55'   To utility pole

Premiere Video

Shear Impressions

Recruiting Center

Copy Center

Pogo's Subs

Farmers Insurance

Urgent Money

          (All these business share this lot)

     BRT plan calls for 65' street width at this 

     point. Loss of most of this front landscape 

     area including the trees.

                      57'   To utility post

Battery Factory

     BRT plan calls for 64' street width at this


         64'  To post         53'   To edge

Plaid Pantry

Big Town Hero

PaPa Johns


Shear City

    BRT plan calls for 65' street width at this

    point.  Loss of front landscape area and trees.

    A new restricted access driveway will block

    customers coming from the north or going

    south on McLoughlin.

                                  60'   To curb

Bright Now Dental

Food Mart

The Dolphin

Atlas Electric

     BRT plan calls for these business to be torn 

     down and become a park and ride lot.  This

     could eliminate 75 jobs in our community.

                                             Utility post    55'

                             41'  To curb

Auto Town

    The BRT plan calls for 62' street width at this 

    point.  This business will lose 21' off the front.     

    (from curb line)  A new sidewalk will block all

    access from McLoughlin.





11' +/-

11' +/-

14' Center Lane

8' Sidewalk

8' Sidewalk

Typical cross section of McLoughlin.

Some intersections vary up to 10%

All measurements are approximate.  Numbers

in the 100 to 130' range are for the full road

width.  Lower numbers of 65' and below are

from the center of McLoughlin or from a

specific point.

Drawing of Roethe Road from Metro's BRT plan book 2-5-2002

                                              59'   To cover

Auto Town Financing

Dateline Travel

Nassau Salon

Arriederici !

      BRT plan calls for 63' at this point.  These 

      business will lose most of their front parking.

                     60'    To light post

Tonkin Truck Center

    The BRT plan calls for 62' street width at

    this point. Loss of front area and lighting.