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Oregon State Parks May Soon Allow Electric Bikes On Beaches

Oregon State Parks’ rule changes would permit e-bikes on the sand between the low-tide waterline and vegetation line along portions of the coast.

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Why Traffic On This Spot On I-5 Near Tacoma Is Always Terrible

Cash flow is one problem. But drivers are another. Crews can’t just close the freeway and rebuild everything at once.

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Portland Council Approves $50 Million To Repair Streets, Sidewalks

Portland’s City Council took the first step Wednesday to approve $50 million in new spending to repair and update failing infrastructure citywide.  

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ODOT Plans $11M In Safety Projects On I-84 Between Pendleton And La Grande

The work is based on the Interstate 84 Corridor Management Plan, a study that looked at road safety between Boardman and Ontario.

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Electric-Powered Ferries Could Be Coming To Washington

Now that electric cars are a common sight on the nation's highways, and prototypes exist for electric trucks and airplanes, could electric ferries be next?

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British Columbia To Contribute To Portland-Vancouver Bullet Train Study

The Canadian province of British Columbia will support and has agreed to contribute money to further study of bullet train service from Portland to Seattle to Vancouver.

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Electric Car Incentives In Northwest Teetering On The Brink

If you're thinking about buying an electric car in Washington state, you might want to act fast. That's because the state Legislature is on the verge of letting a hefty sales tax break expire.

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Eugene Council Commits To Spending Millions For ‘Quiet Zones’ At 10 Railroad Crossings

In separate votes Monday, city councilors committed to spend millions of dollars in public money for safety upgrades at 10 railroad crossings in downtown Eugene and the Whiteaker neighborhood to silence the loud horns of passing trains.

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Officials Consider Bike And Pedestrian Bridge From Lake Oswego

County planners say the project would connect two high-density residential areas on either side of the river and would expand access to transit.

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Snow Cancels School In Washington, Oregon

Some school districts have announced delays or closures after a storm brought snow to parts of Washington and Oregon.