Transportation

Movie Moles: Snowpiercer

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel and Iven Hale review the film, Snowpiercer, currently playing in Portland at the not-for profit Hollywood theater, and available as video-on-demand for home viewing. Loosely based on a French graphic novel of the same title, and co-written by Kelly Masterson a... Read more

"Crude Awakening:" Host Paul Roland interviews three activists on the escalating oil train controversy

Airs at: Wed, 06/11/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Guests on today's show: Matt Krogh, ForestEthics West Coast Campaigner http://www.ForestEthics.org Matt Landon, Vancouver Action Network http://vancouveractionnetwork.blogspot.com Dan Sears, Columbia Riverkeeper http://columbiariverkeeper.org Crude Awakening Tour: Music an... Read more

Hart Noecker & Nick Caleb: Pedalpalooza, Gentrification, and Our Right to the City

Airs at: Mon, 06/02/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement talks with Hart Noecker and Nick Caleb about gentrification in Portland and a Pedalpalooza ride* they're organizing to raise awareness and stimulate action around it. Hart and Nick discuss how they came to Portland, how they've seen it change, why they and other... Read more

Columbia River Crossing Bridge Office to Close

Airs at: Thu, 05/22/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
The office of the now-defunct Columbia River Crossing Bridge is closing its office for good next week. Oregon and Washington have spent a total of two hundred million dollars on the project –about half of which came from federal matching funds. The new I-5 bridge was expecte... Read more

Railroad companies submit details of oil and coal transport -- to whom?

Airs at: Thu, 04/24/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A report this week by The Oregonian newspaper uncovered a major loophole in the monitoring and regulation of coal and oil transport throughout the state of Oregon. According to The Oregonian’s report, railroad companies are not required to submit full records to the departm... Read more

Business Proposed to Build Solar Recumbent Bicycles in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 01/27/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A novel kind of transportation called the ‘ELF’ is coming to Portland, Oregon. The name comes from electric, light and fun. The ELF is a new style of recumbent bicycle with a solar panel shell surrounding it. Inventor and company founder Rob Cotter’s business includes plans... Read more

Megaload Protest: the Breakfast of Governors

Airs at: Thu, 01/09/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
This morning, protesters with Rising Tide interrupted a "power" breakfast being held by Governor Kitzhaber at downtown Portland's Governor Hotel, in order to give voice to concerns over the movement of megaloads of extraction equipment through tribal land in Eastern Oregon ... Read more

Protest at Omega Morgan in Hillsboro

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Around 30 protesters with Rising Tide and other groups took over the lobby at Omega Morgan headquarters, demanding to talk with the President, John McCalla, and for an end to their transport of "megaload" shipments of Tar Sands oil extraction equipment to Alberta, Canada. K... Read more

TriMet to Vote on Transfer Time Increase

Airs at: Thu, 12/05/2013 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
TriMet is going to vote next Wednesday on whether to increase transfer times for one-way tickets to 2.5 hours, up from 2 hours, to better accomodate round trips. This would also clarify their official stance on one-way tickets, which is that round trips are not encouraged b... Read more

KBOO Bike Show 2013 Give Guide for the Holidays

The Bike Farm is an all volunteer-run bicycle maintenance collective dedicated to every aspect of bicycle education, from safe commuting to repair. Their mission is to provide a space where people can learn about the bicycle and build community around promoting sustainable ... Read more