News | Transportation | local | BusinessNorthwest News Network | Aug. 23, 2017 10:09 a.m.
A division of aerospace giant Airbus is getting ready to test a pilotless flying air taxi in Oregon.
The Oregon Department of Transportation will experiment with using rock salt on Interstate 84 between Boardman and the Idaho border during icy weather.
A truck carrying slime eels overturned on Highway 101 on Thursday, covering the road and other vehicles in slime.
The 2017 legislative session ended with a mix of victories and disappointments for Oregon Governor Kate Brown.
The final design of a Southwest Corridor light-rail line from Portland to Tigard is still many years away, but one of the key, early questions to be answered is what to do with Barbur Boulevard.
News | Transportation | local | PoliticsOPB | July 5, 2017 5:38 p.m.
A bill to raise transportation taxes in Oregon by $5.3 billion over the next decade passed the state House and now appears likely to become law.
News | Transportation | local | PoliticsStatesman Journal | July 1, 2017 11:23 a.m.
The Oregon Legislature finally unveiled its intensely negotiated plan for upgrading roads and extending transit statewide — at the suggested taxpayer price of $5.3 billion.
News | Transportation | local | PoliticsOPB | June 22, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Portland
Congestion pricing, which has long been promoted by transportation reformers, is a key issue in massive transportation bill facing an uncertain future in Oregon Legislature.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | June 8, 2017 noon
Should mug shots be made available to the public? The legislature has released a funding plan for transportation infrastructure — how will it work? And the Oregon Jewish Museum gets a new location.
News | Transportation | Environment | localOPB | May 5, 2017 3:32 p.m.
Drivers in southwest Washington could see some relief on their commute home. After being closed for seven weeks, State Route 503 near Woodland is set to reopen after a massive landslide.
News | Transportation | Environment | Politics | localOPB | April 28, 2017 2:32 p.m. | Portland
Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation introduced a bipartisan bill Friday to help towns and cities prepare for serious railroad incidents.
News | Environment | Politics | localNorthwest News Network | April 27, 2017 3:46 p.m. | Olympia, Washington
Prior to this order, the state had about 120 older electric vehicle models such as the Nissan Leaf in its fleet.
LTD wants $30 million from the state, in the form of Oregon Lottery-backed bonds, to use as matching funds for a federal grant it plans to apply for in late 2018.
Washington commuters in Cowlitz County are dealing with a massive landslide that has shut down both lanes of state Route 503.
News | Transportation | local | NW LifePortland Tribune | March 15, 2017 2:36 p.m. | Portland
TriMet says its bus drivers should no longer deny fare evaders access to the bus. But the new guidance for drivers is causing confusion among the agency's own employees.
Transportation | Arts | NW Life | local | Business | State of WonderOPB | Feb. 12, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland
Portland’s aerial tram can now be seen as one of the city’s most transformational projects ever. But it wasn't always a popular project.
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week and learn about a new audit of the Department of Transportation. And we hear about legal marijuana delivery.
News | Communities | Nation | Business | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 30, 2016 noon
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?