Transportation

KCEDA Helps Multiple Companies Expand Rail Infrastructure

May 7, 2024

Klamath Falls, OR (May 7, 2024) – Today, the Klamath County Economic Development Association(KCEDA) announced that three companies in Klamath County are each expanding as a result ofupgraded rail infrastructure. Basin Fertilizer & Chemical Co, Gilchrist Forest Products, and Wilsonart,have all undergone recent efforts to enhance their freight capabilities in…

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New Report Shows Big Impact of Oregon Ports

April 3, 2024

A comprehensive new study shows the importance of Oregon’s ports to the stateeconomy, and highlights opportunities for enhancing port operations in coming years.Business Oregon released its report on the Economic Benefits and Needs of OregonPublic Ports, prepared by the University of Oregon’s Institute for Policy, Research, &Engagement (IPRE). The report…

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From up top to the tap: Alaska Airlines pulls off ultimate beer run in multiple states

October 9, 2022

This fall, Alaska Air Cargo delivered the industry’s first and biggest fresh hops run to breweries in Maui and Anchorage within 24 hours of harvest – this was a huge logistical hop-eration that brought a favorite seasonal beer beyond the Pacific Northwest. Made from fresh-plucked, undried hops that are typically…

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EVCS Raises $68.8 Million to Accelerate Expansion of West Coast EV Fast Charging Network

July 7, 2022

Funds raised will be used to support consumer EV adoption and state transportation decarbonization goals EVCS, one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network operators on the West Coast, today announced the completion of a $68.8 million funding raise, comprised of a $50 million debt facility from Spring Lane Capital, and a Series…

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WAVE Bringing Wireless Depot Charging to Oregon with Expanded Order from Josephine Community Transit

July 7, 2022

Oregon transit agency looks to WAVE for simpler, space-saving wireless depot charging. The four 125kW wireless systems will replace the need for any plug-in chargers in Josephine Community Transit’s depot. WAVE, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) and developer of high-power, wireless inductive charging solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, today announced Josephine Community…

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aha! Announces Wine Flies Free* Program to Celebrate Santa Rosa Flight Launch

July 7, 2022

Get your wine glasses ready. aha!, powered by ExpressJet Airlines, is waiving baggage fees for wine from its popular wine destinations. “Your vacation doesn’t have to stop when you land at home,” said Tim Sieber, head of ExpressJet’s aha! business unit. “Many of aha!’s destinations are in incredible wine regions throughout the Northwest. And now,…

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Merkley, Wyden Announce Over $17.5 Million In Transit Grants For Oregon

March 15, 2022

Funding will support bus and bus facility upgrades across the state Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden today announced a total of $17,688,999 in federal funding grants headed to Rogue Valley Transportation, Cottage Grove, and Lane Transit.  “Our public transportation systems…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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