Transportation


Slideshow of Oregon Oil Train Derailment

  Robin Klein’s photos of the Union Pacific oil train that derailded in the Columbia River Gorge. They show the four cars that were breached, spilling oil and igniting in flames. So far crews have removed hundreds…


Region’s rail system has some unfinished business

(Originally published in the Portland Tribune Sept. 15 2015) Last week’s opening of the Orange MAX light-rail line to Milwaukie serves as a gentle reminder that Portland’s mass-transit system has some unfinished business — primarily…



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Our choice, our future

This is part 8 of Cascadia Times’ continuing series on the Columbia River Crossing and air pollution. Read the series introduction, and articles on induced traffic, lagging traffic counts, the cancer in Portland’s air, an…