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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, Tourism Commission, State Highway 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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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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