In anticipation of the decision, City Council directed citystaff to begin accepting proposals for development within the EastMill Plain corridor. Each project is being assigned a certainnumber of vehicle trips according to a formula that would give 70%of capacity to commercial and industrial development and 30% toresidential development.

In a related matter, a list of projects designed to address thetraffic problems is being fine-tuned for final approval. Theprojects, in 12 neighborhoods north and south of Mill Plain, werechosen by the Vancouver Neighborhood Alliance in cooperation withthe city's transportation staff. They would cost $11 million and bepaid with an increase in revenue from transportation fees createdby giving fewer breaks to developers. The projects include:

• A bypass/overpass between Interstate 205 and Northeast 112thAvenue, which the city hopes will could cut traffic at theintersection at Southeast Chkalov Drive and Mill Plain;

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