Portland

February 6, 2015, 9am PST
The three very different stories of the building trades in Atlanta, Denver, and Portland show just how much urban development patterns affect workers.
Shelterforce
February 5, 2015, 10am PST
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.
Crosscut
January 12, 2015, 9am PST
Bloomberg Businessweek examines the failed Columbia River Crossing project as a poster child for how political dysfunction is derailing critically needed infrastructure.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
December 12, 2014, 12pm PST
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.
Los Angeles Times
December 7, 2014, 11am PST
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.
Bike Portland
November 29, 2014, 9am PST
Michael Anderson reports on the new bike-pedestrian plan for the Portland International Airport.
Bike Portland
November 23, 2014, 1pm PST
Portland will launch an effort to evaluate and improve its influential neighborhood greenway system of bike friendly residential corridors.
Bike Portland
November 20, 2014, 12pm PST
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.
Bike Portland
November 18, 2014, 5am PST
Shaun Courtney examines the current politics surrounding gentrification and bicycling throughout the country and what planners can do to address the issue.
Urbanful
November 14, 2014, 12pm PST
Michelle Cohen discusses whether or not companies like Airbnb, which provide platforms for room and house-sharing aimed at travelers, impact a city's affordable housing market.
6ftsq
November 11, 2014, 1pm PST
A revised proposal for the "Portland Street Fund," announced this week by the city's political leadership, aims to balance the needs of advocates of alternative transportation and that of the city's business community.
Bike Portland
November 7, 2014, 2pm PST
A small non-profit in Portland, Oregon is attempting to provide neighborhood-based historic and cultural information for residents and tourists in specific, unique ways.
Urbanful
October 25, 2014, 7am PDT
The Oregonian editorial board writes an op-ed that sums up Portland's many perks as well as the challenges. At the heart of the op-ed's concerns: how to bring jobs closer to where people live (and vice versa).
The Oregonian
October 8, 2014, 12pm PDT
The Dirt announces the third in its series of Landscape Architecture guides for American cities. This time the focus is on Portland, Oregon.
ASLA The Dirt
September 18, 2014, 8am PDT
Portland's over-educated, under-employed population is largely a semi-retired community of young adults, according to some. But with rising housing prices and overall cost of living, it is unclear how Portland will retain these characteristics.
The New York Times Magazine
September 15, 2014, 12pm PDT
The findings of a new report from United Van Lines along with Michael Stoll, an economist at University of California Los Angeles, show surprising trends from this summer's prime moving months, especially in the Pacific Northwest.
The Seattle Times
September 10, 2014, 1pm PDT
The example of Holladay Park in Portland is examined for lessons in improving public spaces through the help of private sector consultants.
The Oregonian
September 8, 2014, 6am PDT
Portland (top city in 2012)? Minneapolis (top city in 2010)? No, it's the Big Apple! New York City leaped from #7 in 2012 to the top spot this year for cities with populations of 100,000 or greater.
StreetsBlog NYC
Feature
August 25, 2014, 5am PDT
Private, crowdsourced mobile phone applications addressing urban mobility collect troves of data on how cities flow. So how can municipalities tap into these databases to accurately understand the movement of their citizens?
Ma'ayan Dembo
August 24, 2014, 11am PDT
Despite a contractual obligation, Hoyt Street Properties under-built 258 affordable housing units in Portland's Pearl District. The city has to react.
The Oregonian