Tagged: Port

New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

Electric Bikes Grow In Popularity

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Electric bikes are growing in popularity in the United States, and researchers at PSU are trying to find out why.

GoLocalPDX, New Website, Launches In Portland

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 12:18 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with some of the key players at GoLocalPDX , a new local news and entertainment website that launches today.

Steve Novick Wants A Socially Responsible Investing Policy For City Money

OPB |Aug. 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Commissioner Steve Novick argues companies should be on a "do not buy" list for city investment funds if their policies are bad for workers, consumers, or the environment.

Regulators Deny Permit For Export Coal Dock

OPB |Aug. 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll discuss the decision not to issue a permit to build a coal export dock in Boardman.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB |July 28, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll look into why Uber's car-sharing service is available in more than 100 cities across the world -- but not in Portland.

The Minor League Team That Took Portland By Storm

OPB |July 10, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll discuss The Battered Bastards of Baseball, a film that tracks the history of the Portland Mavericks, a former minor league team.

News Roundtable: June 27, 2014

OPB |June 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Death Cafes Find Home In Portland

OPB |June 26, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In just three years Death Cafes have become a global movement with Portland as the epicenter in the U.S.

Talking Business

OPB |June 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, talks about the business stories on her radar.

The Social And Economic Effects Of The World Cup

OPB |June 19, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: What are the socioeconomic effects of mega-sports events like the World Cup on the host country and the world?

Searching For Support For Gay Kids And Their Families

OPB |June 18, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk to a Portland mom who looked for support when her 8-year-old daughter came out as gay — and couldn't find it.

News Roundtable: June 6, 2014

OPB |June 06, 2014 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Local Veterans Experience Health Care Delays

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

MONDAY: In the wake of the national VA scandal, we'll find out what Oregon veterans think of their health care.

Talking Business

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Should Portland Move Ahead With The Proposed Street Fee?

OPB |May 29, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland's City Council is holding a public hearing on the proposed street fee Thursday at 2 p.m.

How Did Portland's Roads Get So Bad?

OPB |May 27, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

WA High Schooler Throws 194 Pitches In One Game

OPB |May 16, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: Rochester High School's coach has come under fire for not pulling the young pitcher out of the 15-inning game earlier.

Portable Classrooms Come With Hidden Costs

OPB |May 07, 2014 12:35 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Our EarthFix team looked into the environmental impacts and other costs associated with teaching and learning in temporary spaces.

Jian Ghomeshi Dishes On Q

OPB |April 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Jian Ghomeshi, the host of CBC Radio's program Q, is in town for a special taping of their show. He joins us to talk about his story and the success of Q.

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