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Washington State Study To Examine High-Speed Rail Options

The Columbian | April 27, 2017 8:35 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee hopes to someday connect the northwest by a train traveling at speeds faster than 250 mph between Vancouver, B.C., and Portland.

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Landslide Disrupts Amtrak Service Between Vancouver And Portland

AP | April 13, 2017 8:05 a.m. | Seattle

A landslide has blocked train tracks near Vancouver, Washington, stopping Amtrak service between Portland and Seattle until Friday.

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Bertha Is Finally Breaking Through In Seattle

NPR | April 4, 2017 9:03 a.m.

After a two-year delay for repairs, Seattle's giant tunnel-boring machine is on the verge of completing its mission far beneath the city's streets.

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Oregon Bill Could Mean Statewide Regulations For Uber, Lyft

OPB | March 31, 2017 4:44 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers are taking up a series of bills that would regulate ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft.

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Judge Approves ODOT Disability Rights Settlement

OPB | March 28, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

A federal judge this week has approved a settlement that will make it easier for Oregonians with disabilities to get around.

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Oregon Bill Would Penalize Left-Lane Hogs

Statesman Journal | March 28, 2017 1:55 p.m.

Drivers who are “left-lane hogs” could be ticketed under legislation passed by the Oregon Senate Tuesday.  

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TriMet Advises Bus Drivers To Avoid Confronting Fare Evaders

Portland Tribune | March 15, 2017 2:36 p.m. | Portland

TriMet says its bus drivers should no longer deny fare evaders access to the bus. But the new guidance for drivers is causing confusion among the agency's own employees.

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Landslide Disrupts SW Washington Amtrak Service

OPB | March 14, 2017 7:46 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Officials say Amtrak services have been temporarily disrupted between Vancouver and Kelso because of a landslide.

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Washington Lawmakers Set Course For Sound Transit Changes

Northwest News Network | March 10, 2017 6:15 p.m.

A newly implemented fee for drivers near Puget Sound sent shockwaves through the region, after people renewing their car-tabs found out how much it would cost.

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Former Washington Sen. Benton Blasts Revival Of I-5 Bridge Talks

The Columbian | Feb. 28, 2017 2:08 p.m.

Former Washington state Sen. Don Benton, now with the Trump administration, expressed disapproval of their efforts to revive conversations about the bridge.