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4 Tweaks To Sell Southwest Washington Commuters On Portland Tolls

Oregon’s Transportation Commission is taking public input on a proposal that would implement tolls to reduce congestion on Interstates 5 and 205 through Portland. 

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Hearing On Washington Amtrak Derailment Zeroes In On Problematic Curves

National Transportation Safety Board officials raised questions at an investigative hearing this week about the problematic curve where the deadly Washington derailment occurred.

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Self-Driving Bikes: The Next Transit Revolution?

What does your future commute look like? Will you be taking a self-driving car, a solo-wheel, the hyperloop? What about a self-driving bike?

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Portland Mayor's Chief Of Staff Takes Leadership Post At TriMet

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's chief of staff, Maurice Henderson, is taking a new job. He will be the new chief operating officer at TriMet.

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Amtrak Service Suspended Between Portland And Seattle

Amtrak Cascades and Coast Starlight services are suspended between Portland and Seattle until 10 p.m. Sunday.

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Vancouver City Council Gives ODOT 5 Suggestions On I-5 Tolling

The city council writes that funding generated by tolling on Interstate 5 should help fund the replacement of the I-5 Bridge.

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Oregon Cuts 1 Million Tons Of Carbon Pollution From Its Fuel Supply

Gas prices are up this Memorial Day weekend, but in Oregon the carbon emissions per gallon of fuel are down, according to a new report.

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Meet The Companies Testing Self-Driving Vehicles In The Pacific Northwest

A mixture of big tech companies and startups are expanding test programs to the Pacific Northwest. The list includes Waymo, NVIDIA, Intel and Torc Robotics.

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As Okanogan River Rises, WSDOT Fortifies US Highway 97

Crews with the Washington Department of Transportation have been working for two days to fortify a stretch of U.S. Highway 97 threatened by the rising Okanogan River.

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A Tax Break For Electric Car Buyers In Washington Ends May 31

Washington drivers who are thinking about buying an electric car would be wise to get down to a dealership in the next two weeks. That's because a...


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