THE BUSINESS REVIEW
The Official Digital Monthly Publication of

The Chamber of Medford/Jackson County

"HELPING BUSINESS SUCCEED"
Transportation
— September 2019 Issue —
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IN THIS ISSUE
Oregon DOT Launches Education Campaign on Transportation Funding
ELEANOR LAMB | TRANSPORT TOPICS | AUGUST 8, 2019
Oregon Department of Transportation on Aug. 6 launched Keep Oregon Connected to educate the public on transportation funding needs.
OREGON UPDATE
Future Oregon transportation director will oversee billions in state highway overhaul
BEN BOTKIN | SALEM STATESMAN JOURNAL | JULY 16, 2019
Oregon's next transportation director faces formidable tasks.
Uber, Lyft Now Allowed To Pick Up In Ashland
MARI NELSON | NEWSWATCH 12 | MAR 21, 2019
Before today, a city ordinance didn't allow Uber and Lyft drivers to pick up passengers in Ashland, only drop off.
RoxyAnn Winery
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Ahead of Labor Day, Merkley Announces Legislation So Workers Gain, Not Just CEOs
WASHINGTON, D.C. | SEPTEMBER 2019
As Labor Day approaches, Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley today announced that he will be introducing new legislation to make sure workers get a fair share of the profits they create by taking on massive pay disparities between CEOs and workers.
Medford Oregon Transportation Plan Update
BY MEDFORD PLANNING
A Transportation System Plan (TSP) was adopted by the City Council on December 6, 2018. The TSP establishes a city’s goals in developing its transportation system for both the short and long term.
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New Bus Routes Heading Your Way
BY GREG STILES | MAIL TRIBUNE | OCTOBER 15, 2018
Commuters will soon see more bus routes, more frequent connections and more communities served thanks to almost $6 million in state funds collected from employee payroll taxes.
Air Travel Projected To Double In 20 Years, But Protectionism Poses Threat
MARISA GARCIA SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR | AEROSPACE & DEFENSE
The International Air Transport Association forecasts that the number of passengers transported by airlines will reach 8.2 billion in 2037, up from 7.8 billion in 2036. The updated forecast is based on a 3.5% compound annual growth rate for the industry.
American Cancer Society Announces Real Men Wear Pink of Southern Oregon
Local leaders will raise awareness and funds in the fight to end breast cancer
local spotlight
Building A Strong Foundation with J.B. Steel
J.B. Steel is a family-owned and operated commercial and industrial contractor, and have been an integral part of the Rogue Valley since their inception in 1969.
Small Business Management (SBM)
The Small Business Management program (SBM) is a unique combination of classroom learning, one-on-one guidance from a professional business instructional adviser, and networking with one goal: making you and your business more successful.
ACCESS partners with Sherm’s Food 4 Less and Thunderbird for Hunger Action Month
Medford, August 29, 2019: September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide effort to encourage communities to take action on the issue of hunger.
Greeter of the month
Serina Pori
Ambassador Spotlight
Kristi Stockebrand
Eat. Drink. Be Local.
Featuring the best in member specials for food, drinks, dining & entertainment.
Travel Medford
Savor the unexpected
promoting the community
Wanted: Jackson County Master Recyclers 2019 Training Course Now Enrolling
JACKSON COUNTY OR - Become a Master Recycler in 2019! Jackson County Recycling Partnership is now seeking residents of Jackson County to take part in the annual training course and volunteer service program.
Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference 2019
The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference draws attendees from all regions of the country to share ideas, experiences and knowledge about telecommunications.
ASHLAND HILLS INN
2525 ASHLAND STREET , ASHLAND, OR 97520 
OCTOBER 24 @ 8:00 AM | OCTOBER 25 @ 1:00 PM
DOGS for Better LIVES Benefit Antiques & Vintage Sale at the Medford Armory
The Fall Antiques and Vintage Sale benefitting DOGS for better LIVES takes place Saturday, September 14 from 10-5 and Sunday, September 15 from 10-4 indoors at the Medford Armory.
1701 SOUTH PACIFIC HIGHWAY, MEDFORD | SATURDAY 9/14: 10AM-5PM | SUNDAY 9/15: 10AM-4PM
Kriselle Cellars
World-class wines.
Picturesque setting.
Genuine hospitality.
THE COACH IS IN
Inspiring Innovations for the Future of Transportation
By Russ Kuhn, MAML University Development Counselor Grand Canyon University, Medford
Our means of transportation are constantly changing. To put things into perspective, a decade ago cabs were the most popular form of transportation and now ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber have taken over.
Hunter Communications
Hosted phone service from Hunter Communications
Rogue Valley Mall
Venture. Grow. Expand.

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Strategy & Execution Part 1 of 4
If anyone ever asks you which is more important, Strategy or Execution, roll your eyes and say, that’s not a good question. Both are critically important, and they exert a tremendous influence on each other. 
By John Lamy
Lamy Consulting
Black Flag Armory
Changing the way you think of the firearm industry through education and excellent service.
FEATURED ARTICLES
Strategy & Execution (Part 1 of 4)
If anyone ever asks you which is more important, Strategy or Execution, roll your eyes and say, that’s not a good question. Both are critically important, and they exert a tremendous influence on each other. 
By John Lamy
Lamy Consulting
Medford Oregon Transportation Plan Update
BY MEDFORD PLANNING
A Transportation System Plan (TSP) was adopted by the City Council on December 6, 2018. The TSP establishes a city’s goals in developing its transportation system for both the short and long term.
Cheers to 100 Years
In celebration of our centennial anniversary, the Chamber 100 was a two-day event, with the 2019 Excellence in Business awards ceremony on Friday September 13th at the Craterian Theater at the Collier Center, and The Chamber’s 100th Anniversary party on Saturday September 14th at Inn at the Commons.
THANK YOU SPONSORS!
Building A Strong Foundation with J.B. Steel
J.B. Steel is a family-owned and operated commercial and industrial contractor, and have been an integral part of the Rogue Valley since their inception in 1969.
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