18 Alerts From the OREGON Tag


Paying More for Less Service: oos E-Newsletter #534

By 2021, New York City will begin charging drivers who enter Manhattan below Central Park under the guise of congestion pricing. No one is surprised. City and state officials have been trying to make this happen for years. The rare alignment of views between the governor, the mayor, and the state legislature─each likely motivated by […]

Portland, Oregon oos Members–Fill out this survey on Scooters Today!

Dear Portland, Oregon oos Members, Scooters, Scooters Everywhere! Oh, No! Here is your chance to give your two cents on scooters in your city. The Portland Bureau of Transportation has designed a survey for the city to help plan for a new, one-year E-Scooter Pilot Program that will begin in the early spring 2019. From […]

Getting REAL: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #478

With the February 25, 2018 newsletter regarding the advent of digital driver’s licenses, it is an appropriate time to provide an update on the implementation of the REAL ID Act of 2005. Over the past 12 years, the oos and other civil liberties organizations have lobbied against REAL ID which in effect would convert your […]

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 1: oos E-Newsletter #468

Single-occupant Northern Virginia commuters had a rude awakening in early December when they used Interstate 66 express lanes and found new tolls spiking as high as $44 for commuting the 10-mile stretch between the Capital Beltway and the District of Columbia. While the Virginia DOT showed that the average round-trip toll during the first week […]

Police in Two States use Hospitals to take Motorists’ Blood without a warrant: oos Newsletter #466

By guest writer Joe Cadillic, from the MassPrivatal Blog Police state America has found a disturbing new way to forcibly take motorists blood without a warrant. Law enforcement is using private hospitals to do their dirty work. Earlier this year, I reported that police in Oregon were forcing hospitals to take motorists blood without a warrant. I […]