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Increased highway speed limits

January 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on Increased highway speed limits · Dept. of Transportation

Higher Speed Limits Coming Soon To Oregon (OPB, 1/17/2016) Oregon statewide highway speed limit increases [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Cabbage Hill

January 12th, 2016 · Comments Off on Cabbage Hill · Dept. of Transportation

Cabbage Hill Street Blues (East Oregonian, 1/11/2016) Respect the Emigrant Hill [PDF] (2003) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Variable speed limit signs

January 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Variable speed limit signs · Dept. of Transportation

‘Smart’ signs mean a safer Highway 217, ODOT says (Portland Tribune, 12/30/2015) ODOT real time : know as you go [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Oregon traffic deaths

December 21st, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon traffic deaths · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon traffic deaths top 400, up 20 percent in 2015 (Oregonian, 12/18/2015) Oregon motor vehicle traffic crashes quick facts (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Crash Analysis & Reporting Unit Oregon traffic crash summary (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Crash Analysis & Reporting Unit

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Bicycle and pedestrian plan

December 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bicycle and pedestrian plan · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT holds walk/bike plan open house (Portland Tribune, 12/10/2015) Oregon bicycle and pedestrian plan, public review draft [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Winter travel

November 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Winter travel · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT cautions drivers to prepare for winter driving (East Oregonian, 11/19/2015) Winter travel news packet (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Amtrak on-time performance

November 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Amtrak on-time performance · Dept. of Transportation

Amtrak Cascade improves on-time performance (East Oregonian, 11/15/2015) Amtrak Cascades on-time performance in the Eugene – Portland Corridor (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation Amtrak Cascades ridership in the Eugene – Portland Corridor (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Sno-park permits

November 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Sno-park permits · Dept. of Transportation

Winter driving on its way; get that Sno-Park permit now (Oregonian, 11/3/2015) Oregon sno-parks (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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Highway construction apprenticeships

October 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Highway construction apprenticeships · Bureau of Labor and Industries, Dept. of Transportation

Gender and racial inequalities pervasive in Oregon highway trades, new PSU study finds (Oregonian, 10/9/2015) ODOT-BOLI Highway Construction Workforce Development Program [PDF] (2015) Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries and Oregon Department of Transportation, Office of Civil Rights Oregon Department of Transportation workforce development program [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Traffic fatalities

September 30th, 2015 · Comments Off on Traffic fatalities · Dept. of Transportation

More Oregonians are dying in car crashes, new data show (Oregonian, 9/30/2015) Moving ahead with ODOT (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Rail inspectors

September 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Rail inspectors · Dept. of Transportation

State training rail inspectors in face of increased oil shipments (Daily Astorian, 9/20/2015) Oil trains : ODOT’s role and responsibilities [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Pendleton transportation plan

September 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Pendleton transportation plan · Dept. of Transportation

Updated Pendleton transportation plan will consider walking, biking, riding (East Oregonian, 9/21/2015) Pendleton transportation system plan [PDF] (2007) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Bridge condition report

September 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on Bridge condition report · Dept. of Transportation

Report is two-sided for state bridges (Portland Tribune, 9/18/2015) Funding fix need to maintain Oregon bridges (East Oregonian, 9/18/2015) Aging bridges: a $100 billion problem (Bend Bulletin, 9/18/2015) Report: Ore could lose $94 billion, 100k jobs without bridge maintenance (KATU, 9/15/2015) 2015 bridge condition report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Bridge Engineering Section

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Work zone safety

September 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Work zone safety · Dept. of Transportation

Photo radar set to catch drivers speeding through I-5 work zone (KATU, 9/8/2015) Work zone safety statistics (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation Work zone safety facts and tips (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation Work zone crashes : an avoidable tragedy [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division

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Safety Priority Index System

September 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on Safety Priority Index System · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT tracks wrecks, suggests fixes for worst spots (East Oregonian, 9/4/2015) Safety Priority Index System (SPIS) [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation SPIS (Safety Priority Index System) [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation Statewide SPIS map (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation, Geographic Information Services

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Ferries in Oregon

August 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Ferries in Oregon · Dept. of Transportation

Flight of the ferries: Possible return sparks renewed interest in bygone era (Daily Astorian, 8/7/2015) Oregon State Highway Department map showing location of automobile ferries in the state of Oregon, March 1, 1935 [PDF] (1935) Oregon State Highway Department

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Fish passage

August 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Fish passage · Dept. of Transportation

State will test fish-passage mitigation bank (Mail Tribune, 8/7/2015) Fish passage at state culverts [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation ODOT inventoried DFMS culverts (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation

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DMV upgrades

July 31st, 2015 · Comments Off on DMV upgrades · Dept. of Transportation

DMV feels weight of ‘transformation’ in tech upgrade (Portland Tribune, 7/30/2015) Task Force on Transportation and Customer Service Efficiency report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation DMV technology : frozen in time [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

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OReGO

July 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on OReGO · Dept. of Transportation

OReGO lines up test drive for state road fee (Portland Tribune, 7/16/2015) Get in the know with OReGO [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Official state map

July 9th, 2015 · Comments Off on Official state map · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon’s new state map shows BLM land, terrain (KTVZ, 7/7/2015) Oregon official state map (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation

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