Register-Guard: Eugene Fines Uber Over Licensing Violation

Register Guard |Nov. 20, 2014 1:19 p.m.

The city of Eugene has thrown a financial punch in its fight with Uber, the smartphone-­based ride-­sharing company.

Washington Commission Names New State Ferry Chimacum

AP |Nov. 20, 2014 10:50 a.m.

Chimacum was chosen as the name for the newest Washington state ferry because workers and the state Transportation Commission wanted to avoid any possible confusion that would arise from having another ferry that begins with S.

Eugene Fines Ride-Sharing Company $2K

AP |Nov. 20, 2014 9 a.m.

The city of Eugene has fined the ride-sharing company Uber $2,000 for failing to get a city license, and a city official says the fine could be repeated daily.

Survey Takes Pulse Of Southwest Washington Residents

OPB |Nov. 20, 2014 6 a.m.

Education and protecting the environment are some of the most commonly shared values in southwest Washington, according to a new survey.

The Columbian: TriMet Rebuffs C-Tran Request

Columbian |Nov. 13, 2014 10:53 a.m.

TriMet reiterated Wednesday that it has no plans to terminate a controversial light rail contract it signed with C-Tran last year, despite an earlier request from C-Tran to do just that.

Washington Ferry Tacoma Out Until Summer

AP |Nov. 13, 2014 7:05 a.m.

The Washington state ferry Tacoma that lost power last July off Bainbridge Island will be out of service until next summer.

Scuttled I-5 Columbia River Bridge Project Lives On In Plan

AP |Nov. 10, 2014 11:12 a.m.

Long-range regional transportation plan include the scotched project to replace the Interstate 5 bridge between Vancouver and Portland.

Number Of Oil Trains Per Week Up In Central Oregon

AP |Oct. 13, 2014 7:04 a.m.

A railroad reports it has increased the number of oil trains per week moving through Central Oregon.

US Transportation Secretary Praises Light Rail, New Portland Bridge

OPB |Oct. 01, 2014 3 p.m.

The U.S. secretary of transportation was in Portland Wednesday morning to discuss federal transportation funding with Oregon politicians.

Q&A: Report Finds Gaps In Oregon's Oil-Train Safety Plan

OPB |July 25, 2014 5:30 p.m.

Several mile-long oil trains cross through the state of Oregon every week carrying volatile oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields. A report issued Friday identifies gaps in Oregon's ability to handle the safety risks of those trains.

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