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Portland Report Highlights Differences Between Cabs And Ride Services

OPB | 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.

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Portland's Street Fee Is Not Dead

OPB | July 23, 2015 3:03 p.m. | Portland

The discussion about how to repair Portland’s streets has been resurrected.

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Portland Halfway Through Street Light Conversion Project

OPB | 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.

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Electric Highway Aims To Spark More EV Use

Medford Mail Tribune | July 20, 2015 3:59 p.m. | MEDFORD, Ore.

Oregon's contribution to a planned West Coast Electric Highway would include 44 quick chargers scattered across the state.

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Railroad Safety Whistleblower Awarded $1.25M In Retaliation Case

OPB/EarthFix | July 2, 2015 2:56 p.m. | Tacoma, Washington

A federal jury says railroad company BNSF retaliated against a whistleblower who brought safety concerns to light.

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ODOT Launches Program That Could Replace Gas Tax

OPB | July 1, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Oregonians interested in ditching the gas tax can enroll in the Oregon Department of Transportation's pay-per-mile program Wednesday.

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National Transportation App Acquires Portland Ticketing Software

OPB | June 30, 2015 9 a.m. | Portland

Portland-based mobile ticketing tech company GlobeSherpa has been acquired by transportation comparison app RideScout, the companies announced Tuesday.

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Timelapse Shows Full Colors Of Tilikum Crossing Lighting System

OPB | June 23, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Portland's newest bridge, the Tilikum Crossing, lit up Monday evening as TriMet tested an aesthetic lighting system.

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Report: More Than 400 Oregon Bridges Are Structurally Deficient

OPB | June 12, 2015 12:49 p.m.

A new report by Transportation for America says Oregon has 439 structurally deficient bridges.

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School Bus Driver Crashes Into Trees After Falling Asleep

AP | June 9, 2015 1:59 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Salem police say a school bus crashed into a retaining wall and severed two trees after the driver fell asleep.