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Oregon Businesses And Unions React To TPP

OPB | Oct. 5, 2015 3:47 p.m. | Portland

The U.S. and 11 other countries agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement Monday after eight years of negotiations.

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Oregon and Washington In Good Shape With New National Ozone Standards

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 1, 2015 noon | Ashland, Oregon

High concentrations of smog in the Northwest are relatively rare. 

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Portland Shares Traffic Signal Data For Efficiency

Portland Tribune | Oct. 1, 2015 8:43 a.m.

A company based in Eugene has developed a smartphone application that can use real-time traffic data to predict the behavior of traffic signals on your route, and improve the efficiency of your driving.

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Cyclists Flock To Portland's Tilikum Crossing

OPB | Sept. 18, 2015 10:45 a.m. | Portland

More than a thousand cyclists criss-crossed Portland's new Tilikum Crossing each day during its first week.

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More Details Emerge On Portland's Bike Rental Program

OPB | Sept. 16, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

The City of Portland unveiled more details Wednesday about its new bike rental proposal.

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You May Not Own All Of Your Car

OPB | Sept. 14, 2015 1:45 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden wants Oregonians to tell the feds that when you buy a car, you own it all, including the software.

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TriMet To Vote On Increasing Business Tax

OPB | Sept. 9, 2015 3:26 p.m.

TriMet’s board of directors will vote Sept. 16 whether to increase its tax on businesses. Employers pay a tax to the transit agency based off their payroll, which funds 56 percent of TriMet’s $510 million budget.

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C-TRAN To Break Ground On First Rapid Transit Bus

OPB | Aug. 23, 2015 6 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

The $53 million bus rapid transit project — called "The Vine" — will include 34 stations. Ten new hybrid buses will travel the route.

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New Oil Train Safety Rules Approved In Oregon

OPB/EarthFix | Aug. 21, 2015 3 p.m. | Portland

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.

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Wildfire Closes Highway 230 In Southern Cascades

AP | 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.