Tag: Oregon


Oregon to offer rebates for EV charging stations

April 21, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Community Charging Rebates Program will lower the cost of buying, installing, and maintaining Level 2 and Level 1 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Rebates will range from $4,250 to $5,500 per charging port or […]


Oregon Transportation Commission considers options for federal funding

January 24, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The Oregon Transportation Commission recently considered how to allocate the $412 million of flexible funding Oregon received as part of the federal infrastructure package. “These resources will help us make vital improvements to our transportation system. But this funding should […]


Oregon lawmakers urge funding for port infrastructure

December 10, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

Oregon’s Congressional delegation recently sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Office of Management and Budget urging funding for the state’s port infrastructure as the Army Corps implements the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of […]


Oregon approves federal relief funding for roadways

March 15, 2021

Via: Transportation Today

The Oregon Transportation Commission recently approved spending $124 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding on the state’s roads. A total of $56 million will be provided to local governments based on their share of the State Highway Fund. County road […]

Impact & Regulations, Infrastructure

Oregon DOT Surveys Drivers Ahead of Local Road Usage Pilot

January 22, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Oregon Department of Transportation is in the process of determining whether interested Portland-area drivers are eligible to participate in a road usage pilot program. The Local Road Usage Charge Pilot is associated with OReGO, the state’s voluntary road usage […]


Oregon’s Infrastructure Earns a C- on ASCE Report Card

May 21, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Oregon’s infrastructure received a C- on its report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers. The report card, released May 15, assessed bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, inland waterways, levees, ports, rail, roads and wastewater. Roads earned a C+, […]

Impact & Regulations

Oregon House approves $5.3B transportation funding package

July 11, 2017

Via: Metro Magazine

The Oregon House approved a $5.3 billion transportation funding package designed to target congestion, public transportation, crumbling roads, and decaying bridges by a 39 to 20 vote, KGW-TV reports. The bill includes money for cities and counties to upgrade their roads, big […]


Oregon Searching for Road Funds Amid Major Budget Crunch

February 20, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

Oregon’s budget deficit is approaching $2 billion at the same time that its Department of Transportation says it needs another $545 million a year just to maintain the state’s roads and bridges. Oregon’s House and Senate transportation committees are searching […]