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Highway 14 construction to add third lanes set to begin next week

September 28, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

Construction of a third lane in both directions of state Highway 14 between the Interstate 205 and Southeast 164th Avenue interchanges will begin as early as Oct. 3. Read story

Wanted: C-Tran, light rail commuters

September 22, 2022, 5:58am Clark County News

Transportation reporter William Seekamp is working on a story about light rail, and he and a photographer are looking to tag along with a commuter on their C-Tran and light… Read story

Amtrak to add second round-trip to Canada

January 14, 2023, 6:02am Business

Amtrak will add a second round-trip to Vancouver, B.C., by March 7, in its pursuit of restoring service to pre-pandemic levels, Amtrak announced in a letter to the Washington State Department of Transportation and the Oregon Department of Transportation. Read story

The Regional Transportation Council opened public comment on the proposed $512 million 2023 - 2026 transportation improvement program.  Projects include funding the bridge replacement and a third bus rapid transit line along Highway 99 from Salmon Creek to the Vancouver waterfront.

Regional Transportation Council seeks public input on major 2023-26 road projects in Vancouver area

The Regional Transportation Council opened public comment on the proposed $512 million 2023 - 2026 transportation improvement program.  Projects include funding the bridge replacement and a third bus rapid transit line along Highway 99 from Salmon Creek to the Vancouver waterfront.

September 4, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

The Regional Transportation Council is seeking public input on a proposed blueprint for major infrastructure-improvement projects through the middle of this decade. Read story

Motorists navigate the four-way stop at the intersection of Northeast 179th Street and Northeast 29th Avenue on Wednesday morning.

Clark County proposed project at Northeast 179th Street draws ire from neighbors

Motorists navigate the four-way stop at the intersection of Northeast 179th Street and Northeast 29th Avenue on Wednesday morning.

August 23, 2022, 6:43pm Clark County News

Residents filled the Clark County Council chambers with more attending online, as many expressed their dissatisfaction and frustration about the Northeast 179th Street improvement project to Public Works. Read story

A C-Tran bus passes a Sinclair gas station near Fisher's Landing Transit Center on Tuesday morning. From January to June, C-Tran has spent nearly $300,000 more than it budgeted on gas for the 106 fixed route buses it operates.

Clark County services squeezed by high gas prices avoid passing costs to customers

A C-Tran bus passes a Sinclair gas station near Fisher's Landing Transit Center on Tuesday morning. From January to June, C-Tran has spent nearly $300,000 more than it budgeted on gas for the 106 fixed route buses it operates.

July 27, 2022, 6:08am Business

Although high gas prices have been felt by essential services, such as C-Tran, American Medical Response and Clark Public Utilities, the cost increases have not been transferred to their users. Read story

Battle Ground residents can weigh in on nonmotorized transportation options

February 10, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Battle Ground residents will have two chances to learn about the city’s plans for enhancing nonmotorized transportation options. The city is hosting two virtual events in February on its action plan to enhance sidewalks, pathways, trails and bike lanes. Read story

Anna Zivarts of Disability Rights Washington, left, films Abby Griffith, red jacket, and Chris Higley, right, waiting to cross an intersection on Thursday on the corner of Northeast Minnehaha Street and Northeast St. Johns Road. Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered held a press conference to raise awareness about the challenges that disabled Clark County residents face in accessing reliable transit.

Vancouver residents join campaign for better transit

Anna Zivarts of Disability Rights Washington, left, films Abby Griffith, red jacket, and Chris Higley, right, waiting to cross an intersection on Thursday on the corner of Northeast Minnehaha Street and Northeast St. Johns Road. Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered held a press conference to raise awareness about the challenges that disabled Clark County residents face in accessing reliable transit.

March 18, 2021, 6:50pm Business

A group of Vancouver residents joined representatives from Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered at a press conference Thursday afternoon to draw attention to the challenges faced by public transit riders in rural Clark County, particularly riders with disabilities. Read story

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

Vancouver considers shifting street funds from paving to safety projects

A motorist navigates a roundabout near Vancouver City Hall.

October 26, 2020, 9:16pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is reassessing how it spends its transportation dollars after the Washington State Supreme Court struck down a voter-approved $30 car tab initiative earlier this month. Read story

A cyclist bikes down Columbia Street toward East Mill Plain Boulevard in Vancouver.

City of Vancouver wants input on Westside Bike Mobility Project

A cyclist bikes down Columbia Street toward East Mill Plain Boulevard in Vancouver.

January 4, 2020, 6:30pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is seeking comments from residents about its Westside Bike Mobility Project, a proposal that would install protected bike lanes along multiple north-south streets connecting the uptown and downtown neighborhoods. Read story