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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.

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.

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

OPB |April 01, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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 12:20 p.m.

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 12:45 p.m.

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 12:15 p.m.

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

What To Expect From The 2014 Legislative Session

OPB |Jan. 16, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll check in with our Capitol reporter about the issues that will shape the 2014 legislative session.

Could Tolling Save The Columbia River Crossing?

OPB |Jan. 15, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers are looking at tolls as a way to fund the bridge project without resources from Washington.

Columbia River Crossing Dies in Olympia

July 01, 2013 12:30 p.m.

After eight years and $175 million spent on planning, the Columbia River Crossing project has apparently died. 

Considering The Future of Bicycling

June 10, 2013 12:15 p.m.

Two new reports, one from the City Club of Portland and one from the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, lay out visions for the future of Portland's bicycle infrastructure.

Environmental News Round-Up

May 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We're bringing together our Ecotrope blogger and Earthfix editor to catch us up on some of the latest environmental news.

Finding Funding For A New I-5 Bridge

April 23, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Key decisions about funding for the Columbia River Crossing now rest with Washington lawmakers.

ODOT Sued After Bus Crash

April 09, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Survivors of a bus crash on I-84 are suing the Oregon Department of Transportation, saying it failed to properly equip and maintain the icy stretch of highway.

Coal Would Bring More Rail Traffic To Northwest

April 05, 2013 12:45 p.m.

An investigation by EarthFix reporter Bonnie Stewart shows it would take a lot to get Northwest railways ready for more coal trains.

Possible Routes For High-Speed Rail In Oregon

Jan. 23, 2013 12:45 p.m.

The Oregon Passenger Rail Leadership Council is considering four possible routes for high-speed rail in Oregon.

Watching And Waiting On The Sellwood Bridge

Jan. 23, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll hear the latest on the replacement of the Sellwood bridge, the state's most heavily traveled two-lane bridge.

TriMet Union Responds To Driver Fatigue Issue

Jan. 15, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Following an investigation by The Oregonian the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 is calling for changes to rules governing working hours for drivers.

Overtime At TriMet Leads To Tired Drivers

Jan. 08, 2013 12:40 p.m.

An investigation by The Oregonian reveals exhaustion is a common problem among TriMet drivers.

TriMet Budget Plan

Feb. 13, 2012 9:06 a.m.

TriMet has a $17 million hole in its budget. How will it fill it?

The Value of Mount Hood

June 10, 2011 9:06 a.m.

We're live from Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood to find out what the mountain means to you.

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