Portland

Inclusionary zoning and weakened urban growth boundaries are not effective tools for reducing the price of housing. Joe Cortright of City Observatory suggests ending parking requirements instead.
2 days ago   City Observatory
"Portlandness: A Cultural Atlas" exemplifies the powers of maps to reshape and redefine our communities. Just watch how they can change expectations about the culture of the city infamously known as "Portlandia."
Nov 20, 2015   The Oregonian
The latest city to implement mandatory inclusionary zoning: Portland, Maine. The City Council decision contradicted the Planning Board's recommendation.
Oct 22, 2015   Portland Press Herald
The local food production industry so far has mostly been constrained to a niche market—expensive and available only to a small percentage of consumers. A project in Portland is working to change that.
Oct 21, 2015   ASLA The Dirt
A decision about how to fund the city of Portland's approach to a worsening affordable housing problem has taken longer than expected.
Oct 19, 2015   The Oregonian
Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.
Oct 11, 2015   CityLab
With several Portland neighborhoods adding overnight permit parking, the city will be tackling the issue of how to price the new permits.
Oct 7, 2015   Bike Portland
Not all transit maps are created equal. The new Portland TriMet map, for instance, does a much better job of illustrating the usefulness of its high-frequency network.
Oct 2, 2015   Human Transit
A longtime resident of an old, eclectic neighborhood reflects on what makes the area so desirable and why new places like it are effectively outlawed today.
Oct 2, 2015   City Observatory City Commentary
Two years of work by the city to move the location of the Right 2 Dream Too homeless encampment, including the purchase of land for a new location, has stalled in the final hour.
Sep 29, 2015   The Oregonian
Still without a corporate sponsor, Portland is moving ahead with a bikeshare proposal that will add 600 shared bikes to the city's streets.
Sep 11, 2015   The Oregonian