12 Sep

The MAX Yellow Line: A Look ...

By Rachel Dawson TriMet’s MAX Yellow Line first opened 15 years ago in May 2004. The Yellow Line’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) made a myriad of predictions for the year 2020, which makes now the perfect time to reflect o...

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12 Sep

Cascade Policy Institute Pre...

Join Cascade Policy Institute for a conversation with economist Stephen Moore. This special event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Portland-Lake Oswego, Sunday, September 22, at 7 pm. Steve Moore co-founded and served as president...

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11 Sep

Better Buses May Be the Tran...

By Rachel Dawson TriMet may have found a better alternative to the proposed SW Corridor light rail project without realizing it. TriMet is planning a 15-mile-long transit project on Division Street that will run 60-foot buses from do...

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04 Sep

Portland’s Temporary Gas Tax...

By Rachel Dawson Portland’s temporary gas tax should stay just that: temporary. Portland voters approved the 10 cent per gallon gas tax three years ago to fund a road repair and traffic safety program. Since its implementation, the p...

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30 Aug

Residents Say Portland is No...

By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. What if the self-proclaimed “City that Works” isn’t working? That’s what Portland residents are saying. Last week the City of Portland published its most recent survey of city residents. Nearly 90 percent of tho...

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29 Aug

Stop Raising Rents in Portla...

By Micah Perry On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, the Portland City Council passed yet another ordinance that will harm the housing market in the city. Landlords will now be required to register all their rental units with the city and pay a...

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21 Aug

The Government-Sanctioned Ca...

By Vlad Yurlov Governments often try to pat themselves on the back. The minimum wage has long been a tool for this. As I began my trek from Foster Road to Oaks Park Way in 2015, I couldn’t wait to earn my own money! The minimum wage was...

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