Portland has never been a taxi city. Streetcars, bikes and light rail have captured our interest much more than the idea of being able to run curbside, hold out a hand and flag down a crosstown ride on the spot. Mayor Sam Adams would like to see that change.
Some of Eugene’s most iconic structures were built by Chambers Construction, the company now led and owned by David Hilles: the Hult Center, the U.S. Bank tower, the University of Oregon Moshofsky Indoor Practice Facility and the UO Casanova Center football locker room.
Oregon's seven public universities graduated 20,000 students in 2011-12, a record boosted by an 11% increase in bachelor's degrees.