Transportation

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Interstate Bridge Replacement Program aims to address I-5's equity, earthquake, and commuting shortcomings

Airs at: Tue, 03/08/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Many folks may not realize it, but when you drive from Oregon to Washintgon on I-5, you're driving ona bridge that is over 100 years old. The Interstate bridge has shown its age, and not just in its impact on traffic, or its vulnerablity in the face of  "The Big One." So... Read more

Gas prices at near record highs in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 5:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  Gas prices in the Portland area are at near record highs and are expected to keep climbing due to the Russian invasion of ukraine. According to AAA Oregon/Idaho, last week the Oregon average price for regular gas rose $0.05 from $3.98 to $4.03/gallon. Russia is one of t... Read more

Frog Ferry

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  The Portland metro area is a land of water at the confluence of two of the major rivers in the Pacific Northwest. The Chinookan People, who lived along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers before European contact, were master canoe builders, and the rivers were their highw... Read more

Local and Global Stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner Election

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers talks with Cager Clabaugh, President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 4 in Vancouver, WASHINGTON, about the local and global stakes in the Vancouver Port Commissioner race, where the incumbent, Eric LaBrant, who has a long-time reco... Read more

Youth climate activists rally against I-5 expansion, demand accountability from ODOT

Airs at: Thu, 07/08/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Every two weeks since April, a group of young climate leaders rally outside the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Headquarters in downtown Portland. They say they're demanding accountability, as ODOT and state leaders move forward with an I-5 freeway expansion i... Read more

Youth climate organizers plan strike at ODOT over proposed Rose Quarter I-5 expansion project

Airs at: Tue, 04/27/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Youth from the Sunrise movement are planning a strike for transportation justice at the Oregon Department of Transportation on Wednesday, April 28th, related to the proposed Rose Quarter I-5 expansion. One organizer is Adah Crandall, a freshman at Grant High School. Cra... Read more

Business owner pushes back on Division Transit Project due to COVID concerns

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Portland businesses of all sizes and specialties are feeling the financial squeeze of the pandemic, pressuring some to close before the new year.  Like many other business owners, Kim Sandvold, the owner of Logik the Salon, off of 50th and Division in SE Portland has bee... Read more

Labor Radio on 11/16/20 - The Gig-Economy is Crushing Workers

Airs at: Mon, 11/16/2020 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
  The Success of Prop 22 Spells Disaster for Worker Protections Hosts Michael Cathcart & Eliott Gilliland examine the unprecedented corporate misinformation campaign that led California voters to approve the landmark anti-worker ballot measure, Proposition 22. They also di... Read more

Election 2020: Portland City Commission Pos 4. Debate, with Chloe Eudaly and Mingus Mapps

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Tuesday, October 13th, KBOO hosted a virtual debate between the two candidates vying for Portland City Commission Position 4.  They are the incumbent, Chloe Eudaly, and her opponent, Mingus Mapps.  Chloe Eudaly is the current Portland City Commissioner for Position 4.... Read more

Metro Transportation Bond could be a step in the right direction for equity and sustainability, but some want to delay due to economic fears

Airs at: Tue, 10/13/2020 at 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Measure 26-218 would allow the Metro Council to authorize a payroll tax to help fund transportation improvements in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas Counties. 17 corridors were identified for improvement, and over 150 projects could be funded with the additional money... Read more