Oregon Commuting News and Resources
High water closes sections of U.S. 101 along Oregon coast Tuesday
Flooding on the coastal highway has closed portions south of Seaside and near Tillamook
Crashes: Pedestrian injured on I-5, another dead in Salem; Cyclist fatally struck in Sherwood ID’d
Authorities identified the slain pedestrian as Justin Rodriguez and the cyclist as Dana Deardorff.
Budget boost would keep more plows, salt on snowy Oregon roads this winter
Lawmakers committed $19 million to ODOT for snowplows, de-icer and funding overtime for staff.
Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run crash in Vancouver
Witnesses said the vehicle fled immediately after the collision, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
Multnomah County renames Sauvie Island bridge to honor Indigenous community
The landmark, now known as "Wapato Bridge," was renamed after a tuber collected by Native Americans on Sauvie Island.
New frontage road now open to drivers on OR 217 southbound between Allen, Denney
The frontage road will help reduce the need to merge onto busy OR 217 southbound
Amtrak adds round-trip trains between Portland and Seattle
There will now be 12 trains daily between the two cities.
Police identify motorcyclist who died in Thanksgiving Day crash on Marquam Bridge
Brady Roy Wehage, 22, of Gresham, crashed shortly before 10 a.m. on November 23.
Motorcyclist killed in I-5 crash on Portland’s Marquam Bridge
One person who had been driving a motorcycle was killed. No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police said.
Oregon lifted 8,000 drivers’ license suspensions last year, but few have taken advantage
Only a handful of people have taken advantage of Brown's clemency for suspended driver's licenses.
Record Thanksgiving travel will swamp roads, airports
Millions of people are expected to hit airports and highways in record numbers over the Thanksgiving break.
Free2Move to pull car-sharing fleet from Portland
The city will once again be without a car-sharing service.