Tag Archives: EmX

Increase In College Students Helps Downtown Flourish

By: Alex Altman Eugene, ORE. – The city of Eugene has been working on improving their downtown area for the past few years, and college students have something to do with that. With an increasing number of students coming to … Continue reading

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Glenwood Neighborhood Beat Assignment

Eugene and Springfield are both relatively small communities nestled in the center of the Willamette Valley only an exit away from I-5. But, what most people don’t know is that between the two sits a very small community known as … Continue reading

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Midterm for #J361, Fall 2012

Here’s the midterm that the #J361 students are taking today, October 24, 2012. Midterm, Part I • Every numbered question in this portion is about the book Inside Reporting, by Tim Harrower, and nothing else. They are about the book, … Continue reading

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West Eugene EmX Extension Enterprise Story Update

I have found myself in a rush lately with work and papers for other classes, but have started making head way in my Enterprise story about West Eugene and the EmX. I still have a lot left to do. The most … Continue reading

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Employees in west Eugene sound off on local issues

by Franklin Bains While west Eugene community members say they like the convenience and accessibility of the area, they would support road improvements and oppose expansion of EmX service west of Eugene station. The issue of EmX expansion drew local … Continue reading

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Residents of Jefferson Westside Agree, 11th Avenue EmX is Wrong

Expansion into the neighborhood threatens property values and quality of living Jonathan Stull EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane Transit District has long considered a plan to expand its rapid bus line, the EmX, into West Eugene, but residents of the … Continue reading

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EmX Expansion Concerns in Jefferson Westside

Residents are ready for the right kind of change in their neighborhood By Myckyal Hunt The city of Eugene is planning to expand the EmX route and the Jefferson Westside Neighbors is in the heart of the issue. In 2008, … Continue reading

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The doldrums of Jefferson Westside

EUGENE, Ore. – It’s a slow news day in Jefferson Westside, where the weather this Monday was more virulent than the action. In the mind of Carol Jameson, manager of the Monroe Street Cafe, contentedness is the neighborhood consensus. Crime? … Continue reading

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Separate Ways

Jefferson Westside advocacy group butts heads with LTD By: Sawley Vickrey Ding. Ding.  “Dads’ Gates Station,” a monotone, robotic male voice says through the speakers.  The hum of the EmX hybrid-powered bus comes back to the forefront for a moment.  … Continue reading

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Neighborhood blog: Enterprise story progress report

Suzi suggested that we could provide a progress report of our enterprise stories for this week’s neighborhood blog.  After watching Shattered Glass in class and learning about the details of Stephen Glass’ scandal, I think transparency is a good idea. … Continue reading

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