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Commercial truck safety inspections

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Truckers stopped for inspections (Register Guard, 9/9/2014) Summary of Oregon truck safety and guide to the commercial vehicle safety plan (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Motor Carrier Transportation Division

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Decrease in traffic fatalities

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Death toll from fatal crashes down 10 percent from 2013 (Statesman Journal, 7/27/2014) Oregon traffic crash summary [PDF] (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Development Division, Crash Analysis and Reporting Unit

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Increase in fatal motorcycle crashes

July 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Tualatin man dies in motorcycle crash on I-5; police say fatal motorcycle crashes up 44 percent (Oregonian, July 26, 2014) Oregon motor vehicle traffic crashes : quick facts [PDF] (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation Welcome to the Pacific northwest : have a safe ride! [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Federal highway funds

July 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon could loan $110 million to federal government if transportation funding runs out (Oregonian, 7/10/2014) Draft 2015-2018 STIP for public review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Pedestrian fatalities

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon pedestrian deaths in line with national average (Statesman Journal, 5/1/2014) Oregon traffic crash summary (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Roundabouts and crashes

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Forest Grove fire marshal says roundabouts ‘safest’, ODOT statistics show fewer crashes (Oregonian, 4/17/2014) Developing safety performance measures for roundabout applications in the state of Oregon [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section

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Transportation projects

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon might cancel highway projects, lose $150 million or more annually if federal funding runs out (Oregonian, 3/28/2014) Draft 2015-2018 STIP for public review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Unlicensed and uninsured drivers

January 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

Oregon’s unlicensed, uninsured driving rates almost unchanged since 2008 law tightening identification requirements (Oregonian, 1/23/2014) Standards for issuance of Oregon driver licenses and identification cards (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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ConnectOregon

December 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Bicycle, pedestrian projects vie for biggest chunk of Connect Oregon money (Oregonian, 12/4/2013) ConnectOregon report [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail

November 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation, Parks & Recreation Dept.

Bikers Can Now Travel Troutdale To Cascade Locks On State Trail (OPB, 11/14/2013) Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail opens Moffett Creek section (Oregonian, 11/15/2013) Historic Columbia River Highway bike map [PDF] (2013) Oregon State Parks and Recreation Department The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail news (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation Columbia River Gorge […]

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Bridge repair program

October 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon Transportation Investment Act III coming to a close (Statesman Journal, 10/24/2013) Monthly progress report (monthly) OTIA III State Bridge Delivery Program Oregon Department of Transportation economic and bridge options report [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Transportation Oregon’s bridge strategy [PDF] (2002) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Road usage fee

October 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon launching new program to tax drivers per mile (Fox News, 10/22/2013) Report on impacts of road usage charges in rural, urban and mixed counties [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation Road Usage Charge Program (RUCP) : fact sheet [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation Road usage charge pilot program preliminary findings [PDF] (2013) Oregon […]

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Pedestrian crosswalk warning systems

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Dangerous crossings (Register Guard, 10/20/2013) Evaluation of alternative pedestrian traffic control devices [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section

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Motorcycle endorsement

October 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

DMV field offices ending motorcycle skills tests (Statesman Journal, 10/1/2013) Motorcycle and moped skills test [PDF] (2009) Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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Sno-park permits

September 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

Ore., Wash., end snow park agreement (Koin 6 News, 9/6/2013) Oregon sno-parks [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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Oregon road map

August 14th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

State publishes newest version of Oregon road map (Oregonian, 8/7/2013) Oregon official state map [PDF] (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation

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School speed zones

August 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Could a sign have saved her? (Statesman Journal, 8/5/2013) A Guide to school area safety [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Construction zone safety

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Pay attention, slow down ODOT workers urge drivers (Statesman Journal, 5/29/2013) Work zone safety statistics [PDF] (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation Work zone safety facts and tips [PDF] annual Slow down, better roads ahead [PDF] (2008)

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Bridge conditions in Oregon

May 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

I-5 bridge collapse: Oregon’s bridges in better shape than most — but that’s not saying much (Oregonian, 5/24/2013) Oregon’s bridges may be at risk (Statesman Journal, 5/25/2013) State plans for more bridge projects (Statesman Journal, 5/24/2013) 2012 bridge condition report [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Transportation Oregon’s bridges may be at risk [PDF] (2008) Quick […]

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Three-cable median barriers

May 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Highway 126 project includes paving (Register Guard, 5/13/2013) Three-cable median barrier final report [PDF] (1998), Oregon Department of Transportation

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