Transportation and trade

Transportation and trade
Pioneer rail line could return to rural Oregon
September 2009
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Pioneer RailEver since Amtrak discontinued the Pioneer line in 1997 because it was losing money as passengers dwindled, no passenger train has stopped in Pendleton, Ontario or Baker City. But that may change as Amtrak considers reinstating the Pioneer, a move that could give an economic boost to Eastern Oregon.

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Cities clamor for rail lines
High Five
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Potential light-rail lines have some cities excited by the prospects, while others are left out.

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Oregon cashes in on crossing
High Five
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Oregon shells out $30 million in planning funds for the Columbia River Crossing project.

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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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