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As E-Scooters Roll Into American Cities, So Do Safety Concerns

Electric scooters zoom through traffic in many cities these days and have the potential to take cars off the road. But experts worry that the many riders who forgo safety gear are taking big risks.

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California Affirms Car Mileage Rule Despite Trump Rollback

California told automakers Friday they must still comply with the state's strict vehicle mileage standards even if President Donald Trump rolls back federal rules.

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TriMet Continues Fare Enforcement Activities After Circuit Court Judge Ruling

TriMet said it will continue its fare enforcement activities following a court decision last week ruling the agency’s practice of randomly stopping passengers without evidence of fare evasion is unconstitutional.

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Safety Rules For Oil Trains

The Trump administration has finalized a roll back of Obama-era regulations for oil trains.

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Vancouver Mayor Supports Replacing I-5 Bridge — And Tolls To Pay For It

Speaking to the Portland Business Alliance on Wednesday, Vancouver's mayor embraced two of the region's most polarizing ideas — replacing the Interstate 5 bridge and tolling I-5 and I-205.

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Critters Begin Using Unfinished Animals-Only Bridge Over I-90

Deer have already begun using an unfinished wildlife bridge over Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. The new overcrossing is expected to reduce frightening animal-vehicle collisions.

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Closing A Highway To Save Washington Salmon

Washington state is on the hook for hundreds of road culvert projects ever since, this spring, when the Supreme Court let stand a mandate to remove fish barriers throughout the state.

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I-5 Reopens In N. California As Delta Fire Grows

Interstate 5 partially reopened to traffic Monday morning as fire officials continue to battle the growing Delta Fire. The stretch of highway between Redding and Mount Shasta had been closed since Wednesday, Sept. 5.

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Oregon Transportation Officials Seek Federal Approval For Tolling Plan

The Oregon Transportation Commission this week unanimously agreed to ask the federal government for permission to impose tolls on sections of interstates 5 and 205 in the Portland area.

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Portland's Iconic Steel Bridge Could Be Headed For Big Changes — Eventually

TriMet is wary of spending millions to repair aging tracks on a bridge that may be reaching the end of its lifespan.