Dylan Rivera is the transportation reporter for The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon, where he has worked since 2000. For two years, he has written about transportation policy and major transportation projects in a region known for innovative and controversial spending on light rail, streetcars and bicycle infrastructure. He also writes about green building trends. He has worked for The Oregonian since 2000, previously covering real estate, forest products and international business. In the late 90s, he covered local government in Austin, Texas for The Austin-American Statesman.