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Learning Points from Elon Musk's TED Talk on "The Future We're Building - and Boring"

If I needed a word to describe Elon Musk, it probably would have to be visionary. I’m grateful for people like him who take active steps to solve the world’s problems. 195 more words

TED Talk

Eliot Sewer and Stormwater Project

Construction of the Eliot Sewer and Stormwater Project begins this fall and will take about a year to complete. City of Portland Environmental Services will be replacing or repairing approximately 10,000 feet of public sewer pipes in the southern part of the Eliot Neighborhood. 168 more words


Better Together: Why Blended Mobility Operations is the Future of Transportation

The revolution in public transportation is real.  It’s personal. It’s flexible. And it’s here. The leaders and innovators who enable this future will thrive. Those who stay wedded to their old models will continue to rapidly devolve into irrelevance and, eventually, extinction. 1,087 more words

'OPB Politics Now': Portland Girds For A Freeway Fight

We talk about where the battle lines are being drawn and dig into the history of Portland’s difficult relationship with freeway projects.

A proposed Interstate 5 expansion through the Rose Quarter has become about much more than a few more highway lanes. 29 more words

OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

No, Lyft and Uber probably won't solve urban road congestion

Traveling by Uber and Lyft may just be too convenient.

According to a working paper by researchers at Institute of Transportation at University of California, Davis, use of transportation modes that would reduce air pollution have declined in cities with heavy usage of the ride-sharing apps.  380 more words

Forget that Campaign Promise~No 2017 Rideshare

If you have travelled just about anywhere, you may have used a ride share app that enabled you to get a ride quickly and efficiently with a pleasant driver. 405 more words


GM Wants To Be The First Company To Test Driverless Cars On NYC Streets

With its maze of one-way streets, congestion, aggressive taxi drivers, double-parked cars, occasional motorcades, parades, and exploding manhole covers, New York City can be a challenge for even the more skilled drivers. 256 more words

Transportation & Infrastructure