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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Truck speed change approved

Written September 27th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Will raising the speed limit for trucks make a difference on Oregon freeways? We’ll find out as soon as ODOT gets around to completing the paperwork and installing new signs.


Queen crossing on state’s agenda

Written August 12th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

The Oregon Transportation Commission is poised to approve a project to make Albany’s Queen Avenue railroad crossing safer and, for cars, smoother. But it won’t deal with traffic delays when the gates are down.


Cor-Alb trail funds OK’d: And now?

Written August 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The Aug. 16 story about the Corvallis-Albany — or Albany-Corvallis, depending on our viewpoint — bike trail generated more comments on this webside than any previous item. So you may be interested to learn that the Oregon Transportation Commission today approved partial funding of the project, and the question is: Now what?


Cor-Alb bike trail: Here’s why

Written August 16th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

When it meets in Ontario later this month, the Oregon Transportation Commission is set to allocate $2 million toward the construction of a bike trail between Corvallis and Albany. Two crashes elsewhere in Oregon, one of which killed a cyclist, illustrate why this is a sound idea.


 
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