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Posts Tagged ‘Oregon’

Portland, OR: Understanding Bike Lanes & Urban Planning

Friday, May 15th, 2015
Portland, OR: Understanding Bike Lanes & Urban Planning

Joshua Cohen is a longtime SketchUp user and the owner of Fat Pencil Studio (fatpencilstudio.com). Based in Portland, FPS builds technical illustrations and compelling presentation for various industries.

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Oregon DOT: Community Support for the Sunrise Corridor Project

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Oregon DOT: Community Support for the Sunrise Corridor Project

With the support of local stakeholders, Oregon DOT is moving on with an important project to reduce congestion.

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Portland Metro: How Much Travel-Time Reliability Matters

Friday, February 27th, 2015
Figure 1.1. Overall model framework.

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD
More than 10 scenarios were identified and modeled in this project. The analysis results indicate that both bus rapid transit and variable message signs contribute to improved reliability for the Southwest Corridor when the performance over multiple modes and facilities is being considered. Bus rapid transit contributes to improved corridor performance by increased ridership due to higher reliability, and variable message signs contribute to improved corridor reliability by balancing the arterial and freeway flow via information dissemination.

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Bus Rapid Transit in the Pacific Northwest

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
Bus Rapid Transit in the Pacific Northwest

The Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) is the business leadership group for regional mobility in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Cary.

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Oregon DOT: Too Many Starlings On The I-5 Bridge

Monday, January 26th, 2015
Oregon DOT: Too Many Starlings On The I-5 Bridge

This 2012 video describes our hazing techniques to deter starlings from roosting on the Interstate Bridge which carries Interstate 5 over the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. Droppings from the starlings corrode the steel structure of the bridge and are unhealthy, unsafe and unpleasant for bridge users. These techniques are used nearly every winter.

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Ophir, OR: Replacing a Washed-Out Highway

Monday, January 5th, 2015
Ophir, OR: Replacing a Washed-Out Highway

Tidewater Contractors is wrapping up replacement of a washed out culvert on U.S. 101 at Ophir, about 10 miles north of Gold Beach. The highway sank on the afternoon of Dec. 21, causing ODOT to detour Oregon Coast Highway traffic to Ophir Road.

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The Needs of Oregon’s County-Run Roads

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
County Road Fund Revenue Sources

ASSOCIATION OF OREGON COUNTIES

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Do You ORCycle? New App Aims to Improve Cycling in Oregon

Friday, November 14th, 2014
ORCycle

Responding to a clear lack of data relating to infrastructure issues, safety, and cycling routes, ORCycle proposes to connect cyclists directly with transportation planners, potentially leading to rapid improvements in the efficiency and safety of Oregon’s cycling network.

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Bend, OR: Engineering Wildlife Crossings

Monday, October 6th, 2014
Bend, OR: Engineering Wildlife Crossings

Central Oregon wildlife use the new wildlife undercrossings along U.S. 97 south of Bend.

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Oregon DOT: Blasting Rock on U.S. 26 Mt. Hood

Monday, September 8th, 2014
Oregon DOT: Blasting Rock on U.S. 26 Mt. Hood

Test blast for rock blasting on the U.S. 26 Mt. Hood Safety project on Sept. 4, 2014. Cutting back the slopes from the road will require several more days of blasting and closures of U.S. 26 and nearby trails. To learn more visit www.US26MtHoodSafety.org

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