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Oregon's Congressional Delegation Pushes Bill To Prepare For Railroad Derailments, Spills

OPB | April 28, 2017 2:32 p.m. | Portland

Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation introduced a bipartisan bill Friday to help towns and cities prepare for serious railroad incidents.

Transportation | local | News

Washington State Study To Examine High-Speed Rail Options

The Columbian | April 27, 2017 8:35 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee hopes to someday connect the northwest by a train traveling at speeds faster than 250 mph between Vancouver, B.C., and Portland.

Transportation | local | News

Landslide Disrupts Amtrak Service Between Vancouver And Portland

AP | April 13, 2017 8:05 a.m. | Seattle

A landslide has blocked train tracks near Vancouver, Washington, stopping Amtrak service between Portland and Seattle until Friday.

Politics | Transportation | Nation | News | Business

Bertha Is Finally Breaking Through In Seattle

NPR | April 4, 2017 9:03 a.m.

After a two-year delay for repairs, Seattle's giant tunnel-boring machine is on the verge of completing its mission far beneath the city's streets.

Politics | Transportation | local | News | Business

Oregon Bill Could Mean Statewide Regulations For Uber, Lyft

OPB | March 31, 2017 4:44 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers are taking up a series of bills that would regulate ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft.

Transportation | local | News

Judge Approves ODOT Disability Rights Settlement

OPB | March 28, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

A federal judge this week has approved a settlement that will make it easier for Oregonians with disabilities to get around.

Transportation | News

Oregon Bill Would Penalize Left-Lane Hogs

Statesman Journal | March 28, 2017 1:55 p.m.

Drivers who are “left-lane hogs” could be ticketed under legislation passed by the Oregon Senate Tuesday.  

NW Life | Transportation | local | News

TriMet Advises Bus Drivers To Avoid Confronting Fare Evaders

Portland Tribune | March 15, 2017 2:36 p.m. | Portland

TriMet says its bus drivers should no longer deny fare evaders access to the bus. But the new guidance for drivers is causing confusion among the agency's own employees.

Transportation | local | News

Landslide Disrupts SW Washington Amtrak Service

OPB | March 14, 2017 7:46 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Officials say Amtrak services have been temporarily disrupted between Vancouver and Kelso because of a landslide.

Transportation | local | News

Washington Lawmakers Set Course For Sound Transit Changes

Northwest News Network | March 10, 2017 6:15 p.m.

A newly implemented fee for drivers near Puget Sound sent shockwaves through the region, after people renewing their car-tabs found out how much it would cost.


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