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Mosier Derailment Update | Self Driving Car Ethics | All Day Kindergarten | Wash. Gun Measure

OPB | June 23, 2016

This morning, the Federal Railroad Administration released a report saying that Union Pacific failed to maintain the track at Mosier. We'll also learn about the ethics of self driving cars, a possible ballot initiative in Washington state that would allow guns to be taken from people who might prove to be violent. Also, we'll hear about how the first year of all-day kindergarten affected some kids and teachers in the state.

An Affordable Electric Car | More Gun Control In Oregon? | Darcelle XV

OPB | June 20, 2016

We'll talk to the man who wants to bring a new, cheaper electric vehicle. Two Oregon lawmakers join us to discuss possible legislative action in response to the massacre in Orlando and other mass shootings. And we end the hour with a conversation with the oldest living performing drag queen in the country. 

How Did Portland's Roads Get So Bad?

OPB | May 27, 2014

TUESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick proposed a transportation user fee last week to help fix the city's roads.

Apartments with No Parking

OPB | Sept. 18, 2012

More and more developers are putting up apartment buildings in Portland with no room for cars to park.

Gas Tax Alternative

OPB | June 18, 2012

The Oregon Department of Transportation has a new pilot program to create a way to tax drivers of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids.

Sharing N. Williams Ave.

OPB | March 23, 2012

A committee has voted to change the way bikes and cars share the road on North Williams Avenue in Portland. 

Requiring Rearview Cameras

OPB | Feb. 29, 2012

Starting in 2014, all new cars will likely have to be equipped with a rearview camera to help drivers see what's behind them.

National Cell Phone Ban?

OPB | Dec. 14, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that all states pass complete bans on using phones and other electronic devices while driving. We'll find out why — and get reaction to the recommendation.

Reporting Abuse

OPB | Jan. 06, 2010

What should you do if you suspect someone is being abused?