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Uber, Lyft May Start Engines Soon In Medford

Medford Mail Tribune | Oct. 19, 2017 1:10 p.m. | Medford, Oregon

After months of debate, the Medford City Council appears poised to give a green light to ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft.

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New Proposal Calls For Dedicated Lanes On I-5 For Self-Driving Cars

Northwest News Network | Oct. 18, 2017 8:45 a.m.

Self-driving cars would one day take over Interstate 5 to the exclusion of human drivers under a proposal aired out before Washington state transportation advisors Tuesday.

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ODOT Braces For Winter With New Plows, Salt

East Oregonian | Oct. 14, 2017 1:27 p.m.

ODOT is preparing for the worst after purchasing five new tow plows — capable of plowing two lanes at once — and expanding its pilot program to use rock salt on more Oregon highways.

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I-5 Expansion In Portland Faces Opposition, Unanswered Questions

OPB | Oct. 13, 2017 7 a.m. | Portland

A $450 million project to upgrade Interstate 5 at Portland's Rose Quarter has uncertainties about its costs, the prospect of tolls and whether the state should embark on a major freeway project in the middle of the city.

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2017 Portland Traffic Fatalities Top Last Year

Portland Tribune | Oct. 10, 2017 4:46 p.m.

A pedestrian's death Oct. 7 is the 34th traffic related fatality in Portland during 2017. That is two more than the 32 killed by then in 2016.

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Washington Startup Unveils Plans For Electric Jet

Northwest News Network | Oct. 5, 2017 8:45 a.m.

On Thursday, Kirkland, Washington-based startup Zunum Aero unveiled the specs for a hybrid electric jet.

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Oregon Will Give Washington A Voice In Developing Portland Freeway Tolls

OPB | Sept. 25, 2017 2:15 p.m.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown directed her transportation officials Monday to give Washington a voice in a new congestion pricing plan being developed for the Portland area.

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TriMet Board To Learn Why Ridership Is Dropping

Portland Tribune | Sept. 25, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Portland

The TriMet board of directors is scheduled to receive a briefing on ridership trends as trips on the regional transit system are declining.

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Washington Senator Wants Her State To Help Develop Oregon Tolling Plan

OPB | Sept. 22, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Portland

Washington Sen. Patty Murray tells Oregon Gov. Kate Brown she wants Washington state and the city of Vancouver to be voting members on an Oregon congesting pricing committee.

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ODOT Re-Opens I-84 Eastbound Lanes After Prolonged Closure

OPB | Sept. 22, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Transportation says the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River are open.


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