Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
Oregon EVs on a slow charge
December 2011
Tuesday, November 15, 2011

1211_ElectricVehicles_01Two years ago, electric vehicles were going to save the world and Oregon in particular. There would be several models on the market to choose from, they all would be fast and go far, and there would be as many charging stations dotting I-5 as Ducks fans on game day. Manufacturers and politicians alike were expecting everyone to dive into the deep end of the EV pool. But consumers have been slow to embrace the new technology.

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The state we're in: freight transport
November 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
1111_Indicators_03State tax receipts collected from truckers jumped 25.3% August year-to-date.
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Shipping up at the Port of Portland
August 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
0811_IndicatorsGraph_02Shipping improved at the Port of Portland in 2010.
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Oregon gets $1.5M to improve rail service
High Five
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Oregon landed $1.5 million of the $2 billion for high-speed rail announced by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
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Oregon wine shipper expands
High Five
Monday, May 09, 2011
Oregon Wine Services, the state's largest wine storage and shipping company, has expanded into Tualatin.
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