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Uncommon Partnership Leads to New Facility for Ride Connection

Ride Connection's office was bursting at the seams with new staff and volunteers, their current lease was up, and rent in Portland was higher than it had ever been. They came to the conclusion that they didn't want to just a rent another space until they outgrew that one. Ride Connection wanted to build something. "We wanted a space that benefits the community; a space where people can come and learn about their transportation options," says Elaine Wells, Executive Director. More...

Salem-Keizer Transit Begins Construction on New Transit Center

Salem-Keizer Transit has begun construction on a new transit center and small park and ride lot in the Keizer Station area to improve transit service. Read Release

City of Wilsonville-South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) Awarded $1Million Grant to Buy New Clean-Fuel Busses

The City of  Wilsonville's South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) agency has been awarded a competitive grant in the amount of $1,058,250 by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the purchase of new buses through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Clean Fuels Grant Program.More...

FTA Officials Provide Latest Information on New MAP21 Program

In the wake of passage of a new federal surface transportation law, top FTA officials fielded numerous questions at an Oct. 2 General Forum during the American Public Transportation Association's Annual Meeting in Seattle. More..