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Road Usage Charge Program

July 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on Road Usage Charge Program · Dept. of Transportation

Program gives slight boost to state funds (Argus Observer, 7/17/2016) Road usage charge economic analysis [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation How does the road usage charge compare with paying the fuel tax? [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation Road Usage Charge Program (RUCP) : fact sheet [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Trailer safety measures

July 7th, 2016 · Comments Off on Trailer safety measures · Dept. of Transportation

Since You Asked: Trailers can’t be wider than 8½ feet (Mail Tribune, 7/5/16) Towing a trailer in Oregon : being equipped for safety [PDF] (2012) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Motorcycle fatalities

July 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on Motorcycle fatalities · Dept. of Transportation

Rash of fatal motorcycle crashes spurs safety warning (Oregonian, 7/4/16) Poser or pro? Which are you? [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Transportation Oregon motor vehicle traffic crashes quick facts (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation I’m watching, are you? keep an eye out for motorcycles [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Sunrise Express highway

July 1st, 2016 · Comments Off on Sunrise Express highway · Dept. of Transportation

First new Portland-area highway in nearly 3 decades to open in Clackamas (Oregonian, 6/30/2016) Sunrise Expressway project dedicated in Clackamas (Portland Tribune, 6/30/2016) The Sunrise project milestone O final report – scoping study [PDF] (2007) Oregon Transportation Improvement Group Sunrise project South I-205 corridor improvement project [PDF] (2007) Oregon Transportation Improvement Group

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Columbia River Highway centennial

June 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on Columbia River Highway centennial · Dept. of Transportation, Parks & Recreation Dept., State Library

The Columbia River Highway is turning 100 (Portland Tribune, 6/3/2016) In centennial style, Oregon celebrates Columbia River Highway (Oregonian, 6/7/2016) Happy 100th, Columbia River Highway! (Portland Tribune, 6/7/2016) Historic Columbia River Highway centennial celebration fact sheet [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation A poem in stone : celebrating the Historic Columbia River Highway [PDF] (2016) […]

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Oil train derailment

June 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Oil train derailment · Dept. of Environmental Quality, Dept. of Public Safety Standards and Training, Dept. of Transportation, Emergency Management, Health Authority, Office of the Governor, State Fire Marshal

Oil train derails near Mosier in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge (Oregonian, 6/3/2016) Mosier really dodged a bullet’: Gorge derailment highlights oil train dangers (Oregonian, 6/4/2016) Gov. Kate Brown promises ‘every state resource’ available to respond to oil train derailment (Oregonian, 6/3/2016) Oil Train Fire Tests Oregon’s New Response Plan (NW News Network, 6/3/2016) Track failure […]

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Summer road construction

May 31st, 2016 · Comments Off on Summer road construction · Dept. of Transportation

Delays expected during summer road construction projects (East Oregonian, 5/27/16) Summer 2016 Oregon road projects (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Historic bridges

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on Historic bridges · Dept. of Transportation

New interpretive display marks history of bridges (Daily Astorian, 5/12/16) Oregon’s historic bridge field guide [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Marijuana and driving

May 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on Marijuana and driving · Dept. of Transportation

Scientific basis for laws on marijuana, driving flawed, safety foundation says (Oregonian, 5/10/2016) AAA study questions scientific basis for laws on marijuana and driving (Mail Tribune, 5/10/2016) Doobie. DUII. Drive sober [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Curve advisory signs

May 10th, 2016 · Comments Off on Curve advisory signs · Dept. of Transportation

Speeds to increase on curve advisories on Oregon roads (Statesman Journal, 5/9/2016) Safety evaluation of curve warning speed signs [PDF] (2011) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Section Methodologies for estimating advisory curve speeds on Oregon highways : final report [PDF] (2008) Oregon Department of Transportation, Research Unit

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I-205 multi-use path

May 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on I-205 multi-use path · Dept. of Transportation

Visiting Woody Guthrie’s small Portland apartment 75 years later (Oregonian, 5/9/2016) I-205 multi-use path bike and pedestrian route [PDF] (2009) Oregon Department of Transportation Green space initiative bringing trees to the I-205 multi-use path [PDF] (2010) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Work zone safety

May 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on Work zone safety · Dept. of Transportation

Bridges in Salem, Portland go orange for work zone awareness (Statesman Journal, 5/4/2016) Work zone crashes : an avoidable tragedy [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division Work zone safety statistics (annual) Oregon Department of Transportation Work zone crashes top error codes [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Deer and traffic safety

April 14th, 2016 · Comments Off on Deer and traffic safety · Dept. of Transportation

Watch out for deer: Migration westward begins (Bend Bulletin, 4/13/2016) Wildlife crossing ahead : seven points to watch for [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation

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ODOT goals for minority and women-owned businesses

April 8th, 2016 · Comments Off on ODOT goals for minority and women-owned businesses · Dept. of Transportation

ODOT setting higher goal for minorities, women (La Grande Observer, 4/6/2016) 2016 ODOT disparity study – initial results [PDF] (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation Draft 2016 ODOT disparity study (2016) Oregon Department of Transportation

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Distracted driving

April 6th, 2016 · Comments Off on Distracted driving · Dept. of Transportation, Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation, Southern Oregon University

Oregon State Police using 40 unmarked cars to bust distracted drivers, speeders (Oregonian, 4/5/2016) OSP adds 40 patrol cars to stop distracted drivers (Statesman Journal, 4/5/2016) ODOT, partners form task force, target distracted driving ‘epidemic’ (KTVZ, 4/6/2016) Distracted driving : an epidemic : a study of distracted driving attitudes, behaviors and barriers preventing change [PDF] […]

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State radio project

March 3rd, 2016 · Comments Off on State radio project · Dept. of Transportation

Deschutes County OKs radio project agreements (Bend Bulletin, 3/2/2016) 911 district nears agreement on radio project (Bend Bulletin, 3/1/2016) State radio project frequently asked questions [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation Key facts (monthly) Oregon Department of Transportation, State Radio Project Monthly progress reports (monthly) Oregon Department of Transportation, State Radio Project

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Highway 101 history

February 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Highway 101 history · Dept. of Transportation, State Highway Commission, Tourism Commission

Beauty of Oregon Coast Connected to When Beaches Were Roads (BeachConnection.net, 2/28/2016) Pacific Coast Scenic Byway : a guide to the 360-mile spectacle of Oregon’s U.S. Highway 101 [PDF] (1998) Oregon Tourism Commission Casual and factual glimpses at the beginning and development of Oregon’s roads and highways [PDF] (1951) Oregon State Highway Commission History of […]

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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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