Public Transit

On the Hunt for New Drivers, TriMet Dangles a $7,500 Hiring Bonus

A job fair this week produced conditional, on-the-spot job offers for 100 people, as the Portland transit agency tries to stem service disruptions.

05/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

Forecast: Omicron Could Peak in Oregon by Late January

But how many people will be hospitalized, and how the system will handle that influx, is a moving target

12/31/2021 By Julia Silverman

Transportation

The Traffic’s Back, and, Yes, It's Getting Worse than Before

At least on a holiday weekend, according to new data from the Oregon Department of Transportation

06/04/2021 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

At the Tail End of the Pandemic, OHSU Weathers Its Largest Workplace Outbreak

17 people were affected, including staff—but those who had been vaccinated were asymptomatic or had mild symptoms.

05/27/2021 By Julia Silverman

Cycle City

The Portland Bike Boom Is Real

Even in a pandemic, you can still ride a bike. Problem is, everyone else wants one, too.

05/21/2020 By Julia Silverman

Coronavirus

Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge “Waterfall Corridor” Shuts Down

State and federal agencies are stepping in to keep crowds away from popular attractions.

03/23/2020 By Benjamin Tepler