In the first part of a series examining the failure of Portland-area fair housing, Brad Schmidt explains how a region that prides itself on its progressive values and openness to diversity is "harboring a form of institutionalized racial inequity."
Jun 5, 2012 The Oregonian
One of the country's most publicized New Urbanist developments is diversifying its housing stock, featuring some of the nation's first apartments to be built using Passive House standards, reports Casey Parks.
Mar 15, 2012 The Oregonian
During his tenure as governor, Romney took several pro-smart growth actions, says Alec MacGillis in the New Republic.
Dec 2, 2011 The Oregonian
Renaissance Homes, a Portland builder, is attempting to revitalize its business by transitioning from suburban, large-scale development to multiple infill projects.
Sep 22, 2011 The Oregonian
Bike lanes and bike commuters are fueling a significant segment of the economy in Copenhagen. In Portland, a high amount of bike lanes could mean similar economic impacts.
Aug 25, 2011 The Oregonian
Portland, Oregon is already known for having a strict policy regarding its urban growth boundary. A new 50-year plan designates large rural reserves, while also holding large areas as <em>urban</em> reserves for possible future development.
Aug 22, 2011 The Oregonian
Portland Mayor Sam Adams has pledged to increase the amount of money dedicated to bicycle planning and bicycle infrastructure from 4% to 17% in the city's next budget.
May 18, 2011 The Oregonian
Portland, Oregon, famed in planning circles, has a diversity problem that is only getting worse. Downtown is getting whiter, while the demographics of the surrounding area get more diverse.
May 3, 2011 The Oregonian
Officials in Portland are keen to expand the city's streetcar system with a proposed $458 million extension project. But some questions about the project remain unanswered.
Mar 30, 2011 The Oregonian
Between 2000 and 2010, Oregon jumped from the 28th most populous state to the 27th. This article from <em>The Oregonian</em> looks at what's behind the shift.
Feb 27, 2011 The Oregonian