As 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.
A high-speed rail line from PDX to Vancouver, B.C. gains new political support.
The Oregon House approves $300 million for roads and repairs.
After five years of steady climbing, most of Oregon’s airports experienced a drop in passenger traffic in 2008.