Tri-Met just can't catch a break. They want trains, and people just won't go along with their grand plans. So they're suing Clackamas County for holding up their outrageous dog-and-pony show. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, their long-planned extension into Clark County looks headed for the toilet, and one of their big guns may soon be facing tax evasion charges.
Portland is to Oregon as Chicago is to Illinois, with one big difference: in Illinois, corrupt politicians and their cronies occasionally go to jail.