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What do you think about proposed transportation plan amendments?

Metro is asking the public to weigh in on project list changes for the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan. Public comments on proposed amendments will be taken through April 8.

Warm up with the Drive Less Connect winter gift card giveaway

Kicking off another great year of Drive Less Connect, Metro is rewarding five commuters each week with $50 gift cards and two grand prize winners with a $100 gift card - just by logging carpool commute trips from Feb. 4-March 31.

Residents looking for the complete package in the Southwest corridor

Lily and Tusko now owned by Oregon Zoo after help from foundation

LilyThe Oregon Zoo finalized a $400,000 deal this week with Have Trunk Will Travel to buy out a contract with that California-based outfit, which loaned Tusko to the zoo.

Love transit? Help us count the ways … and win

Love transitThis month Metro is partnering with our regional transportation partners, including TriMet and South Metro Area Regional Transit, to celebrate the endless ways transit makes this a great place to live and get around. Tell us what transit means to you and be entered to win great prizes all month long at DriveLessSaveMore.com.

Missing Canemah Bluff link purchased at courthouse auction

CanemahIn less than three minutes on a rainy Monday in front of the Clackamas County Courthouse, Metro claimed the missing link in a stretch of bluffs it owns along the Willamette River.

Suburban transit a key piece of tailpipe emissions study

Transit connectionsIn the suburbs, hour-long commutes and mid-day service dropoffs make it hard to justify going somewhere on a bus. Would an increase in service help the region meet a state mandate to reduce tailpipe emissions? If so, can we afford it?