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Passenger rail ridership

March 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Ridership Drops On Oregon Trains As Officials Ponder Funding Options (OPB, 3/30/2015) Passenger rail ridership [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Bikes and red lights

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon Senate passes bill allowing bicycles, motorcycles to run red lights (Oregonian, 3/12/2015) Getting a green light on your bicycle [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Household movers

March 12th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Sex offender, pot smoker, fugitive caught in ODOT sting (KOIN, 3/11/2015) Oregon household goods movers [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Motor Carrier Division

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Increased speed limits

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon lawmakers consider bill to raise speed limits (KTVZ, 3/4/2015) Northwest Lawmakers Mull Higher Speed Limits (NW News Network, 3/3/2015) Speed zone manual [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation, Traffic-Roadway Section

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Scenic bikeways and byways

March 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation, Parks & Recreation Dept., Travel Oregon

Crooked River road may become scenic bikeway (Bend Bulletin, 3/2/2015) Designation handbook for Oregon recreation trails : Oregon Scenic Bikeways [PDF] (2014) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Oregon scenic bikeways [PDF] (2013) Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Oregon scenic byways & tour routes : a driving guide [PDF] (2014) Travel Oregon and Oregon Department of […]

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Seismic landslides and highways

March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake (KATU, 3/1/2015) Impacts of potential seismic landslides on lifeline corridors : final report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section

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Teen driver safety

February 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon teen driving laws scrutinized after West Linn, Oregon City students’ deaths (Oregonian, 2/25/2015) The Oregon parent guide to teen driving [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Oregon driver manual (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Manual del conductor de Oregon (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation, […]

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Umatilla Bridge

February 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Umatilla Bridge not included in retrofit plans (East Oregonian, 2/23/2015) 2012 bridge condition report [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Transportation Rough roads ahead : the cost of poor highway conditions to Oregon’s economy [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Cathodic protection of coastal bridges

January 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Coastal bridge due for upgrade (Register Guard, 1/19/2015) Cathodic protection evaluation : final report (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation, Bridge Preservation Unit

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Impact of deicers

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

Western states seek a green alternative to salt for clearing road ice, snow (Oregonian, 12/28/2014) Understanding and mitigating effects of chloride deicer exposure on concrete : final report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section Snow and ice program [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Transportation, Region 4 Office

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Use of studded tires

December 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon Department Of Transportation Says Use Of Studded Tires Has Dropped Dramatically (NWPR, 12/22/2014) Review of studded tires in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Women in construction

December 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon efforts to prepare women for construction jobs praised in national report (Oregonian, 12/12/2014) Report on the use of federal funds to increase diversity and prepare those entering the highway construction workforce (biennial) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Salmon license plate money

December 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Driver and Motor Vehicle Services, Plan for Salmon and Watersheds

Oregon license plate money, meant for endangered salmon, instead funds Salem bureaucrat’s salary (Oregonian, 12/02/2014) Put a salmon on your plate! [PDF] (2007) Oregon Plan for Salmon and Watersheds Oregon vehicle license plate manual [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Transportation, Driver and Motor Vehicle Services

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Highway and bridge repair

November 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT to Oregon lawmakers: Find $5.1 billion for bridges and roads, or watch economy collapse (Oregonian, 11/13/2014) Rough roads ahead : the cost of poor highway conditions to Oregon’s economy [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation Oregon highways seismic plus report [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Road usage charge pilot program

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

Oregon mileage tax: ODOT wants 5,000 volunteer drivers; 7 things to know about program (Oregonian, 10/27/2014) State to test-drive per-mile road fee (Register Guard, 10/28/2014) Road usage charge pilot program 2013 & per-mile charge policy in Oregon [PDF] (2014) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Installation of cable barriers

October 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Safety barrier set for Interstate 5 where cross-over killed Steve Fritz, Cary Fairchild (Oregonian, 10/24/2014) Kitzhaber, ODOT expedite installation of cable barriers (Statesman Journal, 10/24/2014) Three-cable barrier makes I-5 safer [PDF] (1998) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Unit Three-cable barrier still a “hit” [PDF] (2000) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Group Three-cable median barrier final […]

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Dangerous guardrails

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Dept. of Transportation

Oregon halts use of potentially deadly guardrails; has lost track of where they’re installed (Oregonian, 10/23/2014) Qualified Products List (serial) Oregon Department of Transportation

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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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