Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
Pay-by-the-mile insurance targets green drivers
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

ATSOdometerJeffrey Lang is hoping the time is finally right to change how drivers pay for car insurance. For years the president of Portland-based Gales Creek Insurance Services has lobbied lawmakers and insurance companies to make the shift to pay-by-the-mile auto insurance.

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The phantom chemicals boom
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

Given China’s remarkable economic rise over the past decade, it comes as no surprise that it has grown into Oregon’s largest export market, with the state’s savviest players such as Nike and Intel well embedded there and prospering as a result. But it is surprising which sector has seen the sharpest growth: chemicals.

 

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Port feels global shipping pain
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

indicators0609As shipping traffic slowed all over the world, the number of vessel calls at the Port of Portland fell 35% and container traffic dropped 26% during the first three months of 2009.

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All aboard!
High Five
Friday, May 29, 2009

A high-speed rail line from PDX to Vancouver, B.C. gains new political support.

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Transpo bill passes
High Five
Thursday, May 28, 2009

The Oregon House approves $300 million for roads and repairs.

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