In some cities the idea of adding a high rise is always dead on arrival, even if the city desperately needs to add density. For those communities facing similar challenges, a post on Blooming Rock offers five ways to think outside the high-rise box.
Feb 8, 2015 Blooming Rock
The three very different stories of the building trades in Atlanta, Denver, and Portland show just how much urban development patterns affect workers.
Feb 6, 2015 Shelterforce
Amid the constant battle between Seattle and Portland, Seattle-based writer Eric Scigliano responds to an Oregonian article praising Seattle's transit system. Praise is all right, writes Scigliano, but the Oregonian missed a few lowlights.
Feb 5, 2015 Crosscut
Bloomberg Businessweek examines the failed Columbia River Crossing project as a poster child for how political dysfunction is derailing critically needed infrastructure.
Jan 12, 2015 Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland all filed suit against Uber recently hoping to bring the transportation network company in conformity with public safety regulations.
Dec 12, 2014 Los Angeles Times
A new project to convert a little-used parking lot in a cloverleaf onramp opens the door to improve an awkward bike bridge landing in Portland, Oregon.
Dec 7, 2014 Bike Portland
Michael Anderson reports on the new bike-pedestrian plan for the Portland International Airport.
Nov 29, 2014 Bike Portland
Portland will launch an effort to evaluate and improve its influential neighborhood greenway system of bike friendly residential corridors.
Nov 23, 2014 Bike Portland
According to a first-of-its-kind count of skateboarders in Portland (long known as a mecca for the sport), thousands of skateboarders in Portland are on the streets everyday, with few accommodations made to the popular mode of transportation.
Nov 20, 2014 Bike Portland
Shaun Courtney examines the current politics surrounding gentrification and bicycling throughout the country and what planners can do to address the issue.
Nov 18, 2014 Urbanful