Category: Roads

  • Eleven Reasons Portland Transport readers should come to the 2013 Weston Awards.

    Hey, folks! My name is Aaron Brown, and I’m currently serving as Board President of Oregon Walks, the state’s pedestrian advocacy organization that’s been busy working to make streets safer for walking in the state since 1991. I’ll ask you to please excuse my remarkably obnoxious, buzzfeedesque title and format of this article, but I really wanted to…

  • Street by Street, Out of the Mud

    Wearing my Planning and Sustainability Commission hat, I’ve been following for some time an effort by the Portland Bureau of Transportation know as Street-by-street. The intent is to address the many unimproved streets in the City (many in East Portland, and a few areas in NE and SE Portland). The source of the problem is…

  • What to Do About 217?

    Portland State University Center for Transportation Studies Winter 2010 Transportation Seminar Series Speaker: Randy McCourt, President, DKS Associates Topic: Innovative Solutions for OR 217 When: Friday, February 19, 2010, 12:00 – 1:00pm Where: PSU Urban Center Building, SW 6th and Mill, Room 204

  • Hell Freezes Over, Congestion Gets Better

    The Business Journal is reporting on data collected by Inrix, a traffic data provider, that indicates congestion improved in our region between 2007 and 2008, with the region moving from the 21st most-congested metro to 23rd.

  • ODOT Gets Ready for $350M in Stimulus

    For roads and bridges, as reported in the Daily Journal of Commerce. Based on earlier info presented to TPAC/JPACT, the local impact in our region would be about $33M, split like so: Clackamas Co. and cities $5.8 Million Washington Co. and cities $11.5 Million East Multnomah Co. and cities $2.9 Million Portland $12.8 Million