The Oregonian reported today that the new TriMet buses are equipped with on-board microphones.  According to TriMet spokesperson Mary Fetsch, audio recording came standard on all 55 of the new 3000 series buses.  The audio recording system will complement the six video cameras on the new buses.  While older TriMet buses had the ability to…

This morning, Tuesday May 22, 2012, at 7:52 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct and the Traffic Division responded to the report of a bicycle rider struck by a vehicle at Southwest Bertha Boulevard and Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.   Medical personnel responded and transported the bicycle rider, 28-year-old Jessie L. Belter, to an area…