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Video Explains the Public’s Rights-of-Way

| Written by Christopher | No Comments | Updated on Oct 11, 2013 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

The publicly owned rights-of-way (ROW or PROW), are a misunderstood resource in many communities. Local governments manage them on behalf of the public, but are under pressure as very large, very profitable cable and telephone companies seek to prevent local governments from charging rent to those using the PROW.

This video from Oregon quickly explains some of the key issues around the PROW .