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A new report identifies key actions for the city of Portland to prepare for the certainty of a large earthquake.
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February 2, 2017, 2pm PST
Independent auditing from consulting group McKinsey found Oregon's Department of Transportation wastes too much money in cost overruns, especially on small projects that also tend to finish late.
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January 22, 2017, 9am PST
A lawsuit marks the latest twist in an ongoing legal battle over what conservationists consider one of the most important waterfowl sanctuaries in the country.
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January 20, 2017, 2pm PST
Users of Portland's Biketown bikeshare system are choosing to rent bikes instead of driving.
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January 18, 2017, 9am PST
Kaiser Permanente Northwest has taken action in the fight against homelessness—acknowledging that adequate healthcare is impossible for people living on the streets.
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January 13, 2017, 10am PST
German multinational Daimler is investing heavily in how people will get around in the future and using Portland, Oregon as a test bed for its plans
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December 23, 2016, 1pm PST
Portland's new inclusionary zoning policy will go into effect in February.
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November 20, 2016, 5am PST
The case for state investments in public university campus development projects in Oregon.
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October 15, 2016, 11am PDT
Eliot Njus reports on underwhelming ridership figures for the MAX Orange Line light rail service between Portland and Milwaukie. "Forecasts used to help justify federal funding for the project called for 17,000 average weekday trips in 2016. The
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September 21, 2016, 11am PDT
There's still a lot to be excited about for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project in Oregon City. A whitewater park just isn't one of them.
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September 20, 2016, 8am PDT
Portland isn’t collecting a gas tax approved by voters in May yet, but the city is already finding a way to spend the money.
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September 11, 2016, 5am PDT
You might have guessed it from that scintillating headline, but a state department of transportation has introduced a Pokémon Go-themed back-to-school safety campaign.
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September 9, 2016, 6am PDT
A year ago, Portland declared an official housing emergency to ease homelessness and rising housing costs. A year later, the emergency continues.
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August 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
One of the Pacific Northwest's remaining coal export facility proposals was dealt what could be a final blow in state court last week. Some are describing such projects as zombies "shambling forward unaware that their heart has stopped beating…"
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July 3, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Tigard could make or break the proposed Southwest Corridor light rail project with a vote this November.
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July 2, 2016, 9am PDT
Some things are worth waiting for, including the Tualatin River Greenway Bicycle and Pedestrian Shared Use Path.
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July 1, 2016, 11am PDT
The sun rises on the new Sunrise Expressway in Oregon.
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June 20, 2016, 8am PDT
The Portland City Council voted unanimously to approve a new Comprehensive Plan.
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June 6, 2016, 5am PDT
After a long night fighting a fire that erupted when a 96-car oil train carrying Bakken crude from North Dakota derailed on June 3 in Mosier, Oregon, the fire chief called for an end to shipping the volatile oil by rail.
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May 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Even natural attractions outside of urban areas have parking shortages and congestion problems.
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