Oregon

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.
5 days ago   City Observatory
East Portland is home to 25 percent of the city's residents—many of which are low-income or immigrants. The East Portland Action Plan aims to protect the community as a wave of gentrification approaches.
Dec 17, 2015   The Oregonian
Responding to the leading complaint about the Portland Streetcar—that they move too slow to be useful compared to other modes—service will temporarily make fewer stops along routes in the Pearl District and Downtown.
Dec 4, 2015   The Oregonian
With a light rail network now reaching 60 miles, the Portland region is ready to explore its next regional transit options.
Nov 30, 2015   The Oregonian
"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
Nielsen Scarborough released new market data this week that revealed the cities with the highest percentage of single women who live along with at least one cat.
Nov 20, 2015   The Seattle Times
The Oregon Department of Transportation is showing leadership among state transportation agencies by adopting a new pedestrian and bicycle plan. With a first draft on the street, the early reviews are coming in.
Nov 17, 2015   Bike Portland
If a Seattle company gets its way, in a few years there will be 100 floating wind turbines about 15 miles off San Luis Obispo County on the central California coast, generating about 1 gigawatt of electricity.
Nov 14, 2015   San Jose Mercury News
Washington County, located just west of Portland, is planning a regional trail that could eventually reap benefits for recreation and transportation.
Oct 23, 2015   Bike Portland
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