Portland State University hosted a celebration with Congressman Peter DeFazio on August 3, 2005 to mark a $16M investment in transportation programs in Oregon. Congressman DeFazio led the Oregon delegation in securing funding for PSU’s University Transportation Center in the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). The legislation represents the largest surface transportation investment in the Nationís history. The Center at PSU will be a partnership between PSU, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University and the Oregon Institute of Technology. The celebration included remarks by the Congressman and Portland State University President Daniel O. Bernstine.