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Like I-5, Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge needs to be replaced

January 31, 2023, 6:01am Clark County News

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A green, 100-year-old drawbridge with narrow lanes spanning the Columbia River is in dire need of replacement. Read story

Washington traffic safety is ‘a crisis that we can’t ignore,’ lawmakers say

January 27, 2023, 7:28am Latest News

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, alongside Gov. Jay Inslee, pledged Thursday to throw their weight behind solving Washington’s traffic safety crisis, a show of bipartisan solidarity that the… Read story

Regional Transportation Council receives $300K Safe Streets grant

January 31, 2023, 6:04am Clark County News

The Regional Transportation Council received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Safe Streets for All program. The program is designed to reduce crashes and fatalities, especially for cyclists and pedestrians. Read story

Phil Hays of Salmon Creek demonstrates how he charges his 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicle. Hays had to regroup after one dealership slapped a $7,500 mark-up on an ID.4 he'd ordered months before.

Demand for electric vehicles continues to outpace supply in Clark County

Phil Hays of Salmon Creek demonstrates how he charges his 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicle. Hays had to regroup after one dealership slapped a $7,500 mark-up on an ID.4 he'd ordered months before.

January 15, 2023, 6:05am Business

After a year of waiting, Phil Hays received good news: His Volkswagen ID.4 was ready to be shipped from the manufacturer to the dealer. Read story

Terrie Higgins, a demand response driver for The Current, has worked at C-Tran for 16 years.

C-Tran ride-share program The Current looks to future

Terrie Higgins, a demand response driver for The Current, has worked at C-Tran for 16 years.

January 11, 2023, 6:01am Clark County News

It was Terrie Higgins’ 13th ride of the day, and it wasn’t even 10:30 a.m. yet. Read story

A cyclist boards a C-Tran Vine bus at the Turtle Place Transit Center in downtown Vancouver in February 2021.

C-Tran service changes coming Jan. 8

A cyclist boards a C-Tran Vine bus at the Turtle Place Transit Center in downtown Vancouver in February 2021.

January 5, 2023, 5:03pm Business

C-Tran’s service is changing on Jan. 8 on some routes to increase frequency of buses, match weekend service and expand service of The Current — C-Tran’s on-demand ride-share platform. Read story

Highway 14 lanes near Camas to be closed Friday

January 5, 2023, 5:58am Clark County News

Eastbound lanes of state Highway 14 between Camas and Washougal will be closed from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday as crews repair damaged guardrails. Read story

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program will reapply for a Federal Highway Administration grant, as well as two others, after it receives an expected $1 billion commitment from the Oregon Legislature later this year.

I-5 Bridge replacement program misses out on grant

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program will reapply for a Federal Highway Administration grant, as well as two others, after it receives an expected $1 billion commitment from the Oregon Legislature later this year.

January 4, 2023, 6:02pm Clark County News

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program will not be receiving money from the Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Investment Program this time around, although it will be eligible to reapply later this year. Read story

Spring blossoms frame the Capitol on March 31 in Olympia.

On transportation, Washington Legislature looks to tackle safety, equity, inflation

Spring blossoms frame the Capitol on March 31 in Olympia.

January 2, 2023, 11:34am Latest News

More than 700 people likely died on Washington’s roads in 2022, according to early estimates, a mark not reached since 1996. Read story

Highway 14 reopens after 40 miles of weather closures east of Washougal

December 20, 2022, 2:00pm Clark County News

East and westbound state Highway 14 were closed east of Washougal early Tuesday morning because of what the Washington State Department of Transportation called "whiteout conditions."  Read story