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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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News

ASUO Senate discusses benchmarks, considers turning organizations like OSPIRG into programs

OSPIRG may face zero funding from ACFC, but they may receive funding elsewhere.

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CrimeNews

Police looking for suspect in alleged assault on LTD bus driver

On Oct. 4, a Lane Transit District bus driver reported that a white female had assaulted him shortly after 7 p.m. He described her as 19 to 20 years old, around 5-foot-7 with a slim build and blonde hair. After being told not to put her feet on the seat …

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NewsPolitics

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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OpinionUncategorized

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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News

Congressional House committee votes to end public transportation funding

The federal House Committee of Ways & Means voted Friday in support of a bill that, if passed by the rest of Congress, could mark the end of a decades-long federal commitment.

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NewsPolitics

LTD receives grant for new buses

Lane Transit District (LTD) has been awarded $3 million in funds for replacement buses and $750,000 in Alternatives Analysis funding.

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ArchivesNews

Lane Transit District starts renovation of University of Oregon bus stop

Located on Kincaid Street, north of East 13th Avenue, along the west side of campus, the project hopes to improve traffic flow and transit service for passengers. Started June 15 with a completion date of Sept. 17, LTD’s remodeling of the University station will also preserve on-street parking, add pedestrian crosswalks at key intersections and build more bicycle racks for the campus community.

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NewsPolitics

Summer construction projects to improve streets around campus

College students will return home, or start internships, and the city of Eugene, the city of Springfield, Oregon Department of Transportation, Lane County and the Lane Transit District will start construction projects to make the county ready for the fall, which inevitably will bring more college students and more rain.

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ArchivesCrimeNews

Campus ticket could send LTD screamer to jail

After the Department of Public Safety cited John Brewster for trespassing Sunday, he may be facing jail time.

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