Tag Archives: transportation

Could We Really Be Driving on Platinum Streets?

While politicians may be forgiven for stretching facts when it comes to making their points, they shouldn’t totally ignore economic reality. That’s what seemed to happen on July 6, the last day of the Oregon 2015 legislative session, when a … Continue reading

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Who Will Win? Portland’s Taxi Protectionism Versus the Right to Earn a Living

Cascade has been involved in helping deregulate Portland’s transportation network since we helped open the taxi market in the mid-1990s. At that time, the City Council was persuaded in part by a winning entry in our Oregon Better Government Competition … Continue reading

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The Portland Taxi Cartel’s Worst Nightmare

Have you ever taken a taxicab to the airport because you thought it would be cheaper than paying for parking? Well, I thought the plan was golden until I learned a taxi costs $55 dollars to get from my apartment … Continue reading

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Cascade in the Capitol: Columbia River Crossing Hearing Monday, Feb. 11

Governor John Kitzhaber’s proposed funding package for the Columbia River Crossing project (HB 2800) is up for a first hearing on Monday, February 11, at 3:00, in Hearing Room F at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. The hearing may … Continue reading

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