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Why the new West Eugene EmX is so controversial

The new EmX, which will run west from Eugene Station, is finally nearing the construction phase, after a seven-year planning process marked by bitter opposition and even an ongoing federal lawsuit. But those who object to the West Eugene line say the fight is far from over. The extension along West 6th, 7th …

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Lane Transit District begins engineering phase of West Eugene EmX expansion project

Late last week, the Lane Transit District announced its commencement of the engineering process for the expansion of the EmX into West Eugene. The project, which will expand the existing EmX route to include West 11th Avenue toward the Target near Beltline — adding 25 new stations along the way …

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Top 5: News stories from around Oregon on Oct. 26

EmX crash An EmX bus and an SUV crashed Friday afternoon on Franklin Boulevard and Onyx Street, reported KEZI. Police are still investigating the accident, though there were no serious injuries reported. Only the SUV remains to be towed. Mill worker regains arm Jesus “Jessie” Cardonda Gonzales, 40, severed his arm …

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Top news from around Eugene on Oct. 8

From local dumpsters catching fire to the ASUO Street Faire, here is the top news of the day.

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Possible advisory vote considered by Lane County Commissioners

After the 7-1 vote approving EmX expansion in the Eugene City Council work session on Wednesday, Lane County Commissioners are looking at putting a public advisory vote on the ballot, according to KMTR. The staff of the Lane County Board of Commissioners are currently looking into the legality and feasibility …

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EmX expansion approved by City Council

The new line will likely go along West 6th, 7th and 11th Avenues. A new station would also be built on Commerce Street.

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Top 5: News from around Eugene on Sept. 26

Today’s Weather: High — 77, partly cloudy; Low — 47 Eugene City Council votes on EmX The Eugene City Council will decide at noon today the fate of the Lane Transit District’s construction of 8.8 miles of EmX bus loop route. The Register-Guard reports that the Eugene City Council is …

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City Council to meet on proposed EmX expansion

The Eugene City Council will meet Wednesday for a work session on the proposed EmX expansion to West 11th Avenue. The ASUO has repeatedly backed the expansion, citing the daily use of EmX by University students. “(ASUO) expresses support for the West Eugene EmX Extension and urges the Eugene City …

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Bains: A modest proposal for fixing student transportation over the summer

When the Safe Ride and Designated Driver Shuttle services get crowded and their lines busy, a 40-minute trudge in the dark of Autzen’s shadow shouldn’t be the only remaining option.

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EmX expansion discussed by ASUO Senate

Senate agrees on creating a EmX resolution and discusses the transition process.

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