Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
Trucking slams on the brakes
September 2009
Sunday, August 16, 2009

Oregon trucking tax receipts dropped 14.0% for the first six months of 2009 compared to the same period last year, while the U.S. freight transportation services index down-shifted 13.4%.

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New funding for Oregon roads
High Five
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The governor signs a measure committing $300 million a year to repair roads and bridges.

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PDX flying low
High Five
Monday, July 27, 2009

Travel at PDX takes a nosedive that rivals the drop-off after 9/11.

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Reader input: Planes, trains and cutbacks
August 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009
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Truck stop business sputters
August 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009

At least 16 trucks hauling Lexus cars from Toyota Logistics used to pull into the Baker Truck Corral each week, heading for Denver, Colo. That’s a drastic difference from the few that now arrive at the Baker City truck stop. And it’s the same story at other truck stops around the state: Traffic is down, so business is, too.

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