Oregon adopts new rules requiring railroads to share more information with state officials. The rules come in response to concerns over the state’s readiness for oil train spills and fires.
News | Environment | Transportation | localAP | Aug. 14, 2015 4:35 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Transportation has expanded the closure of a highway through the southern Cascades due to a wildfire burning on the northwestern corner of Crater Lake National Park.
News | Business | Transportation | localOPB | July 27, 2015 2:42 p.m.
In April, Portland started a four-month pilot program deregulating the taxi industry and allowing ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally for the first time.
Economy | Transportation | Politics | NewsOPB | July 23, 2015 1:40 p.m. | Portland
The city has been working on the project since last year, and is already saving about $100,000 a month in electricity costs, according to city officials.