Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
West Coast port traffic by the numbers
July/August 2013
Monday, July 08, 2013

0713 FOB BTN 01The Port of Portland just can’t catch a break. If it’s not a dispute between unions or a grain-terminal lockout, then it’s an ugly kernel of genetically modified wheat prompting countries to halt all exports. In 2012 Portland was the 11th largest container port on the West Coast and one of only three, with Seattle, where traffic fell. And year-to-date through April, every unit and tonnage is down double digits — containers, grain, autos, break bulk — except one. Mineral bulk grew 20%.

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Oregonians buying more cars
Must Reads
Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Oregonians are outpacing the recent national surge of buying new cars and trucks by two percent.

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Daimler Trucks workers strike
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Monday, July 01, 2013

Union workers at Daimler Trucks North America's Swan Island plant are on strike.

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Third American-made streetcar hits the streets
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Monday, July 01, 2013

United Streetcar's third streetcar began carrying passengers in Portland last week.

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CRC heads to Washington Senate
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Friday, June 28, 2013

The Washington House passed the $10 billion transportation package that includes $450 million in bonds for the Columbia River Crossing.

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