Watching for riders

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, a national project to encourage vehicles and motorcyclists to “share the road” with each other. Motorcycle fatalities represent 14% of total highway deaths annually, despite motorcycle registrations representing only about 3% of all vehicles in the United States. Improving cooperation between all road users and motorcyclists will help to… Learn More »

The Worst Intersections in Portland

Your GPS and cell phone signals are providing traffic data for the Oregon Department of Transportation. Through a Washington company called INRIX, half the vehicles on the road in Portland are providing traffic data everywhere they go. Now, traffic engineers can easily identify the most congested spots in Portland. These trouble spots were identified in “Traffic –… Learn More »