words matter

People driving out of control: Daycare damaged, schools delayed, bike rider burned by downed power pole

by on November 23rd, 2016 at 9:30 am

Oregon State Police blames vulnerable victims while driving deaths spin out of control

by on November 4th, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Crashes are still accidents at the Oregon DMV

by on May 10th, 2016 at 1:40 pm

A look inside one newspaper’s thinking on crashes, accidents and collisions

by on March 31st, 2016 at 9:39 am

Dear fellow journalists: This is why you should use #CrashNotAccident

by on March 21st, 2016 at 4:39 pm

Language Matters: Three rhetorical tricks bike advocates could learn from Uber’s Plouffe

by on May 6th, 2015 at 11:40 am

National org wants to know: What should we call this thing we do everyday?

by on August 25th, 2014 at 2:39 pm

Comparing language in winter traffic advisories from PBOT and ODOT

by on February 6th, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Language Matters: Despising ‘avid cyclist’ and a news story anatomy

by on October 7th, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Researcher explores the ‘Language of promoting cycling’

by on September 18th, 2013 at 1:53 pm