Oregon

April 15, 2019, 10am PDT
The Federal Transit Administration announced a new round of funding for the Capital Investment Grants program last week.
Federal Transit Administration
April 15, 2019, 9am PDT
The Trump administration's "energy dominance" agenda depends, in part, on growing the energy distribution network, namely pipelines, rail facilities, and ports. However, states can use the Clean Water Act to block pipelines and coal terminals.
InsideClimate News
April 11, 2019, 9am PDT
The Oregon State Legislature is moving forward with Senate Bill 998, which includes an amendment that would legalize the practice of rolling through stop signs and blinking red lights on a bike when no car traffic is present.
OPB
April 10, 2019, 9am PDT
All of Portland's 3,000 miles of residential streets now have a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour. Similar changes could be coming to more Oregon cities in the future.
The Oregonian
April 8, 2019, 6am PDT
Cordon pricing applied to Manhattan's Central Business District, approved by the state legislature on March 31 and signed into law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on April 1, has the ability to be a game changer for other cities considering similar programs.
The New York Times
April 7, 2019, 11am PDT
A project is back from the dead in the Pacific Northwest, at least in the eyes of the governors of Oregon and Washington.
The Oregonian
April 4, 2019, 1pm PDT
A payroll tax will fund the expansion of bus services in Umatilla County, Oregon.
Union Bulletin
March 30, 2019, 7am PDT
Originally approved by 52 percent of voters in May 2016, the 4-year, 10 cents per gallon city gas tax has outperformed revenue projections. Funds are split between road maintenance and bike and pedestrian projects.
The Oregonian
March 29, 2019, 10am PDT
An audit describes a number of issues with the city’s program to identify and remove illegal encampments.
Oregon Live
March 20, 2019, 9am PDT
Building more fourplexes could do a lot to fix Portland’s missing middle plan, one commentator argues.
Henry Kraemer
March 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
Analyzing the potential outcomes of Senate Bill 10, one of two statewide upzoning bills under consideration in the state of Oregon this year.
Sightline Institute
March 7, 2019, 9am PST
California could consider an anti-rent gouging bill, a policy with key distinctions from rent control that also inform a more complete understanding of Oregon's recently approved statewide tenant protections bill.
CALmatters
March 6, 2019, 2pm PST
The now-famous children's lawsuit, featured on 60 Minutes last Sunday, was not filed against President Trump—he just inherited it from his predecessor. Both administrations have tried to have the case dismissed.
CBS News: 60 Minutes
March 2, 2019, 7am PST
The work of the Portland Bureau of Transportation on NE Tillamook Street is a perfect example of how a little bit of money can go a long way for traffic safety.
Bike Portland
February 27, 2019, 11am PST
Democratic legislators made short work of a huge shift in housing policy.
KUOW
Feature
February 25, 2019, 8am PST
The plans, they are a-changin.
James Brasuell
February 20, 2019, 10am PST
The Oregon Legislature is already considering one of the most sweeping and ambitious statewide land use reform bills in the country. A new bill would allow even more density around transit stations.
Willamette Week
February 19, 2019, 9am PST
Democratic legislators in Oregon are pushing hard to approve a statewide rent control bill that would be the first of its kind in the United States.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
February 17, 2019, 1pm PST
The environmental assessment for the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project, released on February 15, 2019, promises to be controversial.
The Oregonian
February 16, 2019, 11am PST
The city of Portland wants more local control when it comes to determining matters of historic preservation.
The Oregonian