Hood River businesses take over street from ODOT in order to take over street

The Oregon Department of Transportation is trying. The agency that’s pushing to expand freeways throughout the Portland region and has become Oregon’s de facto advocacy organization for car users, wants to be seen as innovative and nimble; but a situation in the city of Hood River shows the lengths businesses had to go just to … Read more

Washington DOT will reallocate highway space as part of ‘Healthy, Active Streets’ program

Unlike our Oregon Department of Transportation whose seems to be carrying out a policy to rid their highways of everything but people in cars, the Washington Department of Transportation announced yesterday that it’s getting on the open streets train. Imagine that. A state DOT voluntarily banning automobile users from lanes and even complete roadways all … Read more