Happy New Year! There’s a little football game happening next week. Of course, yours truly is an Oregon State alum, so I’m not quite as excited about that as some of you…
- More public outreach on the Powell/Division project, as Metro asks southeast residents about safety.
- TriMet is touting a 3.2% increase in ridership last fall (compared to Fall 2013), with a 6.3% increase on the bus system. (MAX saw a small decline; the system was down for several days due to the switch upgrade project–in addition to a few unplanned disruptions).
- Vox takes a look at how several big-city downtowns in the US were transformed by freeway construction.
- OregonLive.com maps pedestrian and bicyclist deaths in the Metro area from 2008-2012.