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TriMet announces light rail opening date

TriMet announced the opening date for the $1.49 billion Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail line will be Sept. 12, 2015.

New TriMet buses replace older fleet

TriMet's six new buses unveiled this week are the first of 70 diesel buses it will get this year.

Portland office market tight, second only to San Francisco

The Portland metro area has one of the lowest office vacancy rates in the country, allowing landlords to push rents higher.

Biohabitats opens Portland office

Baltimore-based design and planning firm Biohabitats opened an office in Portland's Old Town.

Facebook putting older photos into cold storage

82% of Facebook's traffic is focused on only 8% of its photos, so the company plans to put older images into cold storage, like one data hall under construction now in Prineville.

Mercy Corps launches Gaza Sky Geeks

Portland-based Mercy Corps founded Gaza Sky Geeks, a new startup accelerator that is the first in its area.

Entrepreneur banks on cider

Portland entrepreneur Abram Goldman-Armstrong hopes that cider is the next big thing in microbrew-loving Portland.