Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Oregon

Illustration of what Hawthorne could look like with better infrastructure. Scott Mason.

How to Get Skeptical Biz Owners On Board With Bikes

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Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published on Bike Portland is republished here with permission. Though it’s a local story, we thought it spoke well to a national audience about both the potential and the pitfalls of citizen-led grass roots efforts to build bike infrastructure, especially in the context of a commercial landscape whose business […]
Rep. Peter DeFazio criticized Uber and Lyft for not coming to Capitol Hill Wednesday to answer questions at a Transportation Committee hearing. Image: Oregon Department of Transportation

House Transport Chair Rips Uber, Lyft

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House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio had invited representatives from Uber and Lyft to sit on a panel discussing the future of transportation network companies. On Monday, he learned ride hail officials declined to participate, so DeFazio used his opening remarks to lambast both companies for contributing to longer traffic delays and higher […]