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Protest at Omega Morgan in Hillsboro

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Evening News
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Thu, 12/12/2013
Around 30 protesters with Rising Tide and other groups took over the lobby at Omega Morgan headquarters, demanding to talk with the President, John McCalla, and for an end to their transport of "megaload" shipments of Tar Sands oil extraction equipment to Alberta, Canada. KBOO reporter was their and produced this report, which mistakenly was not aired on the evening news. 8:05 minutes (7.4 MB)

TriMet to Vote on Transfer Time Increase

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 12/05/2013
TriMet is going to vote next Wednesday on whether to increase transfer times for one-way tickets to 2.5 hours, up from 2 hours, to better accomodate round trips. This would also clarify their official stance on one-way tickets, which is that round trips are not encouraged but rather an unintended benefit of making a shorter trip. Sam Bouman spoke with Vivian Satterfield of OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon for more on the Rider's Union and the proposed transfer increase. 5:00 minutes (4.58 MB)

KBOO Bike Show 2013 Give Guide for the Holidays

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The Bike Farm is an all volunteer-run bicycle maintenance collective dedicated to every aspect of bicycle education, from safe commuting to repair.
Their mission is to provide a space where people can learn about the bicycle and build community around promoting sustainable transportation. “We strive to demystify the bicycle in order to impact the city in a healthy and positive way by offering space and help to repair your bike.”
Donate at: bikefarm.org where you can donate parts, bicycles, anything on their wish list, money or your time.
 
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