Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
Les Schwab and China
High Five
Friday, June 19, 2009

The Feds' push to limit Chinese tire imports would raise Les Schwab's prices.

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Portland funds bridge, MAX
High Five
Thursday, June 18, 2009

TriMet gets $30 million from Portland for a bridge and MAX line.

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Railing at rail cars
High Five
Monday, June 15, 2009

Residents protest storing idle rail cars in the shadow of the Wallowa Mountains.

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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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