Non-police traffic camera bill passes Oregon Senate committee

A high priority bill for the Portland Bureau of Transportation has taken another step forward in the Oregon Legislature. House Bill 4105 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday by a vote of 4 to 3. It passed the Oregon House last week. The bill would give cities the authority to take oversight of automated … Read more

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

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