tualatin valley highway
This morning’s death on TV Highway underscores need for reform, investment
Policymaking can often feel far-removed from our everyday lives. Then there are times when we can connect current policy debates with matters of life-and-death with a short, straight line. This is one of those times.
Livability coalition to Metro: T2020 funding list ‘doesn’t go far enough’
The Getting There Together Coalition, a group of 50+ member organizations that was formed in 2017 to influence the Metro transportation investment package that will be sent to voters in 2020, says the recommendation by Metro staff on how to spend the first $3.1 billion in new revenue is too timid. “If the Task Force … Read more
Climate concerns dominate Metro ‘T2020’ task force meeting
Concerns about climate change were made loud and clear to Metro’s Transportation Funding Task Force at their meeting last night. Metro is leading an effort to raise what some say could be as much as $20 billion for transportation infrastructure around the regional via a bond measure that could go to voters in November. As … Read more
Checking in on ‘T2020,’ Metro’s transportation funding measure
We’re now three months since the official launch of Metro’s effort to raise funds for transportation infrastructure via a bond measure that could go to voters in 2020. This is likely to be the most consequential transportation funding decision in our region’s history. With activism heating up and outlines of the measure being drawn, it’s … Read more
Here are the Oregon House bills we’re following this session (Part 2 of 2)
From racial profiling in traffic stops to a significant revision of our cell phone law.
Federal trial lined up for police who Tasered Hillsboro man after bike infraction
Jermaine Robinson had been stopped for biking without a light against a “don’t walk” signal.
McMenamins Grand Lodge as a base camp for biking adventures around Forest Grove
Get a room. Then ride your bike.
Hillsboro police Tasered and tackled man who biked through stoplight, records show
The City of Hillsboro and two of its police officers may head to trial this fall over the largely unreported 2012 incident.