With a light rail network now reaching 60 miles, the Portland region is ready to explore its next regional transit options.
5 hours ago   The Oregonian
A longtime resident of an old, eclectic neighborhood reflects on what makes the area so desirable and why new places like it are effectively outlawed today.
Oct 2, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
A controversial and unprecedented deal that would have privatized 280 acres of state-owned Bandon State Natural Area have fizzled out thanks to new requirements from the Bureau of Land Management.
Oct 1, 2015   The Oregonian
Two years of work by the city to move the location of the Right 2 Dream Too homeless encampment, including the purchase of land for a new location, has stalled in the final hour.
Sep 29, 2015   The Oregonian
Big Oil may have defeated Gov. Jerry Brown's oil reduction goal in the legislature this month, but there are other avenues for the green governor to pursue his climate change agenda. The Low Carbon Fuel Standard was renewed by CARB on Sept. 25.
Sep 27, 2015   The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
In the wake of voter rejection of automatic indexing of the state gas tax, Massachusetts legislators may do away with the tax altogether. They are considering a trial of the Oregon model of road usage charge.
Sep 23, 2015   Eagle-Tribune
Still without a corporate sponsor, Portland is moving ahead with a bikeshare proposal that will add 600 shared bikes to the city's streets.
Sep 11, 2015   The Oregonian
TriMet will get a new addition to its rail system later this month, when it opens the new Orange Line.
Sep 4, 2015   The Oregonian
A study of two cities at opposite ends of the urban spectrum demonstrate how density matters for a number of ecological services.
Sep 4, 2015   Pacific Standard
The state of Washington is finding that more and more fatal car crashes involve drivers under the influence of THC. But legal limbo, lack of research, and spotty detection makes the question of what to do very hard to answer.
Aug 29, 2015   Crosscut
But not to Portland, nor even in Oregon for that matter. The Vine will service downtown Vancouver, Washington and be operated by Vancouver's public transit agency, C-TRAN. It broke ground in downtown Vancouver on Monday.
Aug 26, 2015   Oregon Public Broadcasting