TriMet’s GM on the agency’s union costs, big penalties for fare dodgers, and why service cuts won’t be restored anytime soon.
Neil McFarlane built his career on expanding TriMet. But he has become the face of cutbacks.
manager since 2010, McFarlane has been locked in a bitter struggle with
The proposed budget cuts city bureaus are betting mayor Charlie Hales won’t make.
It’s budget season at City Hall, the time of year when we’re told what a dystopian Portland would look like.
Streets without cops.
Homes burning out of control. Empty swimming pools, vagrants
The Oregon Zoo announced this morning it has purchased legal rights to baby elephant Lily and her father Tusko from the California-based traveling elephant show Have Trunk Will Travel.
The price tag for the two pachyderms? $400,000.
The deal for Lily and Tusko ends a three-month uproar that began More