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Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Suburbs become more bicycle friendly

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 15, 2013

Many young Americans are driving less than in previous years, and cities are reacting by adding more options, including bike ...

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail cell

Construction worker punches bank robber into a jail...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2013

If it wasn't bad enough that alleged bank robber Frazer Piccolo was literally caught red-handed, his capture was assisted by ...

Boise State construction management students required to use iPads as tablets become more commonplace on jobsites

Boise State construction management students required...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 06, 2013

Casey Cline, a professor at Boise State University who teaches construction management, calls iPads "essential" to "the new way" of ...

VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move century-old bridge

VIDEO: Portland engineers use dish soap to move...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 10, 2013

Engineers in Portland, Oregon, had to get creative when they needed to replace the Sellwood Bridge. Cracks had begun to appear ...

VIDEO: How to move a bridge with dish soap

VIDEO: How to move a bridge with dish soap

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2013

When cracks began to form in the Sellwood Bridge's supports, engineers in Portland, Oregon were faced with an extreme challenge ...

OTREC researchers explore e-bike perceptions

OTREC researchers explore e-bike perceptions

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jun 04, 2013

Two Portland state researchers are working on ways to encourage more people to travel on bicycles, according to a report ...

Slow trains going faster

Slow trains going faster

Posted by John Latta on Apr 12, 2013

Anderson Cooper upsets people. I like that. It’s a big part of what he’s supposed to do. This time it’s the ...

The Man Who Slides Bridges

The Man Who Slides Bridges

Posted by John Latta on Apr 08, 2013

Any story is valuable if it can show us how to do our work better. And especially when that work ...

A Million Bicycles

A Million Bicycles

Posted by John Latta on Apr 02, 2013

We know Portland is out there. It’s a city with a lot of new stuff going on and a lot of ...

PCA Pres: “Pendulum is swinging back” for construction industry (WOC 2013)

PCA Pres: “Pendulum is swinging back” for...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 05, 2013

You don't usually get a pair of sunglasses at a press conference. And, given the recent tough years for the ...

Takeuchi announces new dealer

Posted by Lauren Heartsill Dowdle on Nov 17, 2011

Toyota Lift Northwest joined Takeuchi-U.S.’s team of dealerships, representing Takeuchi’s full line of compact earth-moving equipment. The dealership goes back to ...

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