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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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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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