A congressional committee is in Vancouver today taking testimony on the Columbia River Crossing and other transportation infrastructure projects.
Anti-tolling activists, a new counter-group, BuildThatBridge.info and Cascade Bicycle Club are all expected to attend.
The session is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m., with the first hour devoted to testimony from invited speakers, including Washington Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond and anti-toll crusader David Madore. The second hour will be open to public comment.
The Columbian will post live updates here throughout the hearing.
11:05 a.m.: A couple dozen people are lined up to speak to members of the committee. Some are giving written comments to Herrera Beutler and DeFazio. Others just offered their thanks for holding the hearing in Vancouver.
11 a.m.: The hearing is adjourned.
10:55 a.m.: Chairman Mica ended public comment. Five people had a chance to speak.