The ODOT Files

The Oregon Department of Transportation has a deeply dysfunctional organizational culture that favors driving cars and trucks at the expense of everything else. The ODOT Files is a collection of stories that illustrate that fact.

ODOT will shrink bike lanes on North Rosa Parks Way

by on June 18th, 2019 at 11:40 am

ODOT cites high speeds in rejection of lower speed limit request on West Burnside

by on June 14th, 2018 at 3:07 pm

The ODOT Files: Regional electeds lambaste the agency for ‘lack of stewardship’ on 82nd Ave

by on March 27th, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Cleveland High principal worried about traffic violence on National Walkout Day

by on March 14th, 2018 at 9:55 am

The ODOT Files: Caving to pressure, a bridge sidewalk in Grants Pass will be three inches wider

by on March 13th, 2018 at 3:42 pm

The ODOT Files: Portland Mercury checks in on freeway tolling efforts

by on March 7th, 2018 at 2:01 pm

Opinion: To make Portland safer, ODOT’s Rian Windsheimer must go

by on February 19th, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Guest opinion: ODOT management audit misleads, omits key facts

by on February 1st, 2017 at 1:12 pm

City, advocates say ODOT’s plans for outer Powell buffered bike lanes are not enough

by on January 30th, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Despite safety rhetoric, ODOT looks into raising highway truck speeds

by on December 5th, 2016 at 3:55 pm