OPB | Nov. 30, 2016
New laws in several Oregon cities make giving money to panhandlers illegal. Also, will the legislature compromise on transportation funding? And if marches and protests don't have any effect, how will social change happen?
OPB | Nov. 18, 2016
Our news roundtable analyzes some of the week's big news. We hear about how Oregon schools are addressing post-election bullying and racism. And we discover how well a new light rail line in the Portland area is — or is not — easing congestion.
OPB | Sept. 13, 2016
We find out why traffic deaths are rising in Portland despite efforts to reverse the trend, and we learn more about a new proposed system of publicly financed elections in the city.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2015
The Portland City Council will debate the proposed rules for cabs and ride service companies this week.
OPB | Sept. 30, 2015
We sit down with Oregon Governor Kate Brown to reflect on her first seven months in office and look ahead to 2016.
OPB | Sept. 11, 2015
The first new bridge built in Portland since the 1970's opens this weekend. It will not carry any cars.
OPB | July 27, 2015
In April, Portland started a four-month pilot program deregulating the taxi industry and allowing ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally for the first time.
OPB | July 13, 2015
Portland is updating its Comprehensive Plan — the multifaceted documents will guide the way the city develops for the next two decades.
OPB | July 01, 2015
Activists and city leaders are debating the future of Portland's bike infrastructure.
OPB | June 29, 2015
The legislatures in Washington and Oregon are still struggling to pass the final bills of their respective sessions.
OPB | June 26, 2015
It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.
OPB | June 02, 2015
The Oregon Department of Transportation's will sign up 5,000 drivers to test how a per mile tax would work in a program it calls "OReGO."
OPB | May 21, 2015
We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about Uber, the Pembina propane terminal, how he wants to spend the city's $49 million budget surplus, and more.
OPB | May 20, 2015
OPB's Amelia Templeton and Joe VanderVeer, former chairman of Portland’s Commission on Disabilities, tried to get a ride in an Uber vehicle that could take VanderVeer's wheelchair. It took 15 attempts and nine hours.
OPB | May 18, 2015
The end of the legislative session is not far off, but Oregon lawmakers are struggling to find common ground on funding transportation infrastructure.
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.
OPB | March 13, 2015
FRIDAY: A Portland cab driver and an Uber driver discuss their experiences in the transportation industry.
OPB | Feb. 02, 2015
MONDAY: Transportation, marijuana regulation, and gun control will be among the issues dominating the legislative session that starts Monday.
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.