Oregon

21 hours ago
It might be the nation's most significant but least known congestion pricing plan. The plan originally recommended tolling all lanes on segments of two interstates. Four more roads were just added to broaden the plan.
KOIN6
5 days ago
Portland will implement dynamic meter pricing and parking districts, making it the leader in progressive parking policies in the Pacific Northwest, according to this article.
Sightline Institute
5 days ago
One of the most controversial measures on the November 6 ballot in California is Prop. 10: the repeal of the landmark Costa-Hawkins Act that places limits on rent control. Real estate investment trusts are donating big time to defeat it.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 9, 2018, 11am PDT
A controversial new sales tax on motor vehicles in a state with no sales taxes survived a court challenge. As a result, Oregon consumers will have another reason to consider purchasing or leasing an electric vehicle: receiving up to a $5,000 rebate.
Utility Dive
August 9, 2018, 6am PDT
The Willamette Week put out a call for tips about electric scooter users acting badly. They got an earful of the unexpected.
Willamette Week
August 8, 2018, 11am PDT
Oregon Metro's Regional Transportation Plan sets policy and project goals through 2040.
Bike Portland
August 4, 2018, 9am PDT
Do residents in Vancouver, Washington need protection from congestion pricing applied to all lanes on two Portland interstates? Gov. Jay Inslee seems to think so, adding that the value pricing pilot project is "going nowhere."
The Columbian
August 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
About two people a year are killed on Division street in Portland, and many more inured, now some fixes are in place and more are on the way.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
August 2, 2018, 10am PDT
Environmentalists find an ally in Portland's port for a plan to toll highways coming into the city.
Willamette Week
July 30, 2018, 7am PDT
A public service announcement about safe use of electric scooters turn into a full-fledged controversy last week in Portland.
Streetsblog USA
July 30, 2018, 5am PDT
Strike three for the federal government in trying to dismiss a lawsuit launched by 21 children in Oregon who sued the Obama administration in 2015, claiming the government was endangering their future because of its failure to reduce climate change.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 27, 2018, 1pm PDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is fighting a lawsuit that would overturn a decision by the Obama Administration to expand the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon.
The Oregonian
July 27, 2018, 5am PDT
Fire season is back, and it's not safe to breathe in huge swaths of the world.
The Mercury News
July 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
Should plans to toll Interstates 5 and 205 in Portland get the go-ahead from the Oregon Transportation Commission and the Federal Highway Administration, they would still be subject to a state referendum.
Portland Tribune
July 24, 2018, 10am PDT
The market is working, according to City Observatory's take on data finding declining rents in the city of Portland.
City Observatory
July 20, 2018, 8am PDT
A planned and approved building in Portland would have pushed Cross Laminated Timber to new heights, but fell short of the needed financing to get done.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 12, 2018, 8am PDT
A grassroots plan seeks to cultivate a sustainable, affordable center of Black culture in the neighborhood of Albina.
Curbed
July 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
A plan to remove four dams on the Klamath River took a crucial step forward at the end of June. Planners hope the dam removals will improve water quality, revive fisheries, create local jobs, and boost tourism and recreation.
Del Norte Triplicate
July 9, 2018, 6am PDT
A Portland regional value pricing committee recommended that the state transportation department operate two pilot programs to toll all the lanes on two interstate highways in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area.
KGW
July 5, 2018, 7am PDT
Why is the Department of Interior considering a reduction of the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument?
Oregon Public Broadcasting