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Portland Considering New Regulations For Uber, Taxis

OPB | April 21, 2015

Portland city commissioners will vote Tuesday on a pilot program that could lead to permanent change to the rules for cabs and other for-hire vehicles.

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Background Checks And More

OPB | April 02, 2015

OPB Salem correspondent Chris Lehman joins us to fill us in on this week's activities in the capitol.

Life As A Driver

OPB | March 13, 2015

FRIDAY: A Portland cab driver and an Uber driver discuss their experiences in the transportation industry.

Oregon Lawmakers Kick Off 2015 Session

OPB | Feb. 02, 2015

MONDAY: Transportation, marijuana regulation, and gun control will be among the issues dominating the legislative session that starts Monday.

Nation's First Transgender Mayor Leaves Office

OPB | Jan. 09, 2015

FRIDAY: Former Silverton Mayor Stu Rasmussen joins us to look back at his time in office and talk about what lies ahead.

WA Governor Inslee Lays Out Plans For Roads, Schools, And Taxes

OPB | Dec. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is rolling out his two-year budget proposal this week. OPB reporter Austin Jenkins gives us the highlights.

Uber Launches In Portland

OPB | Dec. 08, 2014

MONDAY: Uber began service in Portland on Friday despite objections from city officials who say the ride service company is operating illegally. 

Discussing Proposed Changes to PPS Transfer Policy

OPB | Nov. 18, 2014

TUESDAY: We'll hear more about recommended changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools from the district, parents, and the committee that made the recommendations.

Parents Object To New PPS Transfer Policy Proposal

OPB | Nov. 12, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Concerned parents attended a school board meeting on Monday night to comment on proposed changes to the transfer policy at Portland Public Schools.

Why Hasn't Uber Come To Portland?

OPB | July 28, 2014

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.

George Fox Transgender Student Will Appeal Ruling

OPB | July 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Jayce, a transgender student at George Fox University, who was denied permission to live on campus with other men.

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.

News Roundtable: April 18, 2014

OPB | April 18, 2014

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

Oregon Ranks Second In The Country For Government Transparency

OPB | April 10, 2014

THURSDAY: OSPIRG has released its annual report card on transparency of government spending, and Oregon ranks second.

Fighting For Transgender Housing At George Fox

OPB | April 09, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Jayce is a female-to-male transgender student at George Fox University. Should he be able to live with male friends on campus?

OHSU Study Finds Inconsistencies In Clinical Trials Results

OPB | April 07, 2014

MONDAY: A recent OHSU study found that raw data from trials differs from what's reported to medical professionals.

The Bridge Is Back — But Don't Call It the CRC

OPB | April 01, 2014

TUESDAY: Washington state Rep. Liz Pike wants to bring lawmakers on both sides of the Columbia River back to the table to come up with a new plan for an I-5 bridge.

When Will Portland Get A Bike Share System?

OPB | March 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY: As bike share programs crop up around the country, Portland's program still hasn't gotten off the ground.

Oregon-Led Bridge Plan Gets A Hearing In Salem

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014

THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday on a proposal to build a new bridge across the Columbia River without funding from Washington state.

Secretary Of State Releases TriMet Audit

OPB | Jan. 29, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Secretary of State Kate Brown is releasing a top-to-bottom audit of the state's largest transit agency.