(1) The Oregon Transportation Commission shall select transportation projects to be funded with moneys in the Multimodal Transportation Fund established by ORS 367.080.
(2)(a) Prior to selecting aeronautic and airport transportation projects, the commission shall solicit recommendations from the State Aviation Board.
(b) Prior to selecting freight transportation projects, the commission shall solicit recommendations from the Freight Advisory Committee.
(c) Prior to selecting public transit and rail projects, the commission shall solicit recommendations from its public transit and rail advisory committees.
(d) Prior to selecting marine projects, the commission shall solicit recommendations from the Economic and Community Development Department.
(3) In selecting transportation projects the commission shall consider:
(a) Whether a proposed transportation project reduces transportation costs for Oregon businesses or improves access to jobs and sources of labor;
(b) Whether a proposed transportation project results in an economic benefit to this state;
(c) Whether a proposed transportation project is a critical link connecting elements of Oregonís transportation system that will measurably improve utilization and efficiency of the system;
(d) How much of the cost of a proposed transportation project can be borne by the applicant for the grant or loan from any source other than the Multimodal Transportation Fund; and
(e) Whether a proposed transportation project is ready for construction. [2005 c.816 §4; 2007 c.859 §3]
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