Transportation

ROGUE VALLEY AIRPORT ADDS DIRECT FLIGHT TO RENO-TAHOE

September 29, 2021

First Flight: Sunday, October 31, 2021 Limited Time Special Introductory $49 Fares, www.flyaha.com* The Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport has added a direct flight to Reno/North Tahoe through ExpressJet Airlines. Flights will begin on Sunday, October 31, 2021, and will operate each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, departing Medford at 11:55 a.m., arriving in Reno-Tahoe at 1:05 p.m.…

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Southwest Airlines Landing at EUG

September 5, 2021

Inaugural festivities commenced on Sunday, August 29th, to welcome Southwest Airlines to the Southern Willamette Valley, including a ceremonial water salute and gifts for passengers on the first scheduled Southwest flights at the Eugene Airport.  “We’re thrilled to become part of the Southwest Airlines family,” said Cathryn Stephens, A.A.E., Acting Airport Director at the Eugene…

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Arcimoto Demonstrates First Driverless FUV, Debuts Production Roadster and Arcimoto Flatbed

August 3, 2021

Eugene based Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of fun, affordable, and ultra-efficient electric vehicles for everyday drivers and fleets, and its partners debuted the first production Roadsters, demonstrated the first ever driverless FUV, unveiled new torque vectoring technology that will improve handling of all Arcimoto vehicles via a future software update, and revealed the Arcimoto…

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Family-Owned and Pacific Northwest-Founded Peninsula Truck Lines Celebrates 70th Anniversary

April 1, 2021

From day one in 1951 when three family members started trucking between Seattle and Port Angeles, Washington, to today, it has been quite a ride. Peninsula operated in a heavily regulated industry with both rates and routes controlled by the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. Expansion of territory was mostly…

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Arcimoto to Present Its Vision For Sustainable Transportation at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences

December 1, 2020

Press Release – 12/1/2020 EUGENE, Ore.–Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of affordable, practical, and joyful pure electric vehicles for everyday commuters and fleets, will present its vision for the future of sustainable transportation at three upcoming investor conferences. “2020 has been the most transformative year in Arcimoto’s history,” said Mark Frohnmayer, Arcimoto Founder and CEO.…

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Maintenance Dredging of Coos Bay Harbor River Miles Twelve to Fifteen Scheduled to Commence Early July

June 24, 2020

Coos Bay, OR – American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the FederalNavigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019.…

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If You See Tracks, Think Train

June 10, 2020

Coos Bay, OR – The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port) owns and operates the Coos Bay Rail Line and wants to remind the public to observe all safety precautions when near a rail line.  The Coos Bay Rail Line is a short line railroad that connects industries in Coos, Douglas, and Lane Counties to…

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Lost Creek Rock Products Coastal Reload Yard Opens on North Spit

March 2, 2020

For Immediate Release: March 2, 2020 The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay is pleased to announce the opening of the Lost Creek Rock Products Coastal Reload Yard on the North Spit in Coos County, Oregon. This multimodal, multi-commodity rail to truck and truck to rail terminal will serve the entire Southern Oregon Coastal Region…

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Climate Fail: Metro’s 2020 Transportation Package

February 2, 2020

by Joe Cortright President and principal economist of Impresa Metro’s multi-billion dollar transportation package does nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Spending $3 billion reduces Portland’s transportation greenhouse gases by .05 percent This package costs nearly $40,000 per ton in reduced GHG emissions Metro Portland knows that climate change is one of the most serious…

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In Defense of Dumb Cities

February 2, 2020

By Michael McGinn It is a recurring trend, occasionally rising to craze, to imagine that cities will be transformed by technology into entirely different places. Seattle has been participating since its world fair in 1962 (monorails and jetpacks anyone?) and most recently with a tech advisory board to tap into the expertise of local wizards at Amazon,…

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Port of Coos Bay operated state dredge “Laura” to complete Port of Siuslaw dredging project

January 16, 2020

Florence, OR – The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The basin has collected sand and silt to a point where some slips were unusable for the commercial and recreational fleet or were only accessible during high tide.…

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Transportation planners flunk Econ 101: Price elasticity of demand

January 1, 2020

Opinion By Joe Cortright  The most basic concept in economics is that higher prices lead to less consumption, yet this fact is routinely ignored in transportation planning and policy. If we got the prices right, many of our most pressing transportation problems would be much easier to tackle If we have too much of some…

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