A California company aims to build a corridor of charging stations along Interstate 5 to power electric trucks and help the industry shift toward zero emissions. Their plans include a Salem facility expected to open in 2025.
Money from the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill is making its way to Oregon.
The Salem Bicycle Club organized a silent seven-mile ride around central Salem to honor those killed or injured while biking on public roads.
Kotek wants to use state-issued bonds for affordable housing projects.
The Salem-Keizer Area Transportation Study’s survey, closing Monday, April 3, asks residents to identify roads and intersections of concern to help shape future local policy.
The Salem Area Mass Transit District plans to increase route service in early May as its board considers tighter policies for its members.
A legislative proposal hopes to go “back to the future” by studying the feasibility of a streetcar system for Salem commuters. Local historians say the hurdles that killed the system a century ago may come back into play for today’s plans.
If approved, the bill would allocate funds for a feasibility study on expanding commuter rail service from Wilsonville to Salem. Without a clear intent for project governance, though, the Salem Area Mass Transit District warns that the study could collect dust.
Thursday’s meeting will include presentations on recent customer and community satisfaction surveys, and a vote on spending for four buses.
Data shows that in the months after Cherriots launched its Youth Zero Pass program, young people took thousands more trips than in the months prior.