The East 162nd Avenue MAX station in Portland, Ore. Undated photo. (Jim Clark/Portland Tribune)

MAX funding no ticket to success

An audit found that regional policies to increase transit ridership are unevenly funded, and may not produce the desired results anyway.

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Memorial goes missing on Rocky Butte

In August 2011, 16-year-old Austin Fisher lost his life after falling 80 feet off a cliff at Rocky Butte in northeast Portland. Now his fami…