Bill to allow non-police staff to process traffic camera tickets passes Oregon House

The City of Portland’s dream to remove police officer oversight of automated traffic cameras took a big step closer to reality this week. House Bill 4105, which would allow non-police bureau staff to review and process traffic camera images and citations, passed the Oregon House by a vote of 32 to 23 on Tuesday. The … Read more

Oregon legislator will propose e-bike purchase incentive bill next session

Oregon House Representative Karin Power (D-41 Milwaukie) knows how transformative electric bikes can be; but she also knows how expensive they are for some buyers. That’s because she recently bought one herself. When Rep. Power purchased her Tern GSD last fall, we made it front page news. Central to her story is that she was … Read more

Delivery driver fees, tolls, traffic cameras: A few legislative bills on our radar

A short session of the Oregon Legislature begins this coming Tuesday (February 1st) and while we haven’t heard of any earth-shattering transportation legislation, there will definitely be a few bills worth watching. Of the bills filed thus far, here are a few that have caught our attention… House Bill (HB) 4144 This bill would prevent … Read more