Oregon

Several big stories, all rolled into one, are emerging in Portland. Changes in zoning have paved the way for high-rises that are proposed for the existing location of the city's famous food stalls.
14 hours ago   The Oregonian
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
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
On Sept. 30, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the final environmental impact statement for a contentious $7.5 billion Liquefied Natural Gas export facility, pipeline, and power plant in Coos Bay, Ore. More approvals are still needed.
Oct 6, 2015   Portland Business Journal
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
A controversial and unprecedented deal that would have privatized 280 acres of state-owned Bandon State Natural Area have fizzled out thanks to new requirements from the Bureau of Land Management.
Oct 1, 2015   The Oregonian
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
Big Oil may have defeated Gov. Jerry Brown's oil reduction goal in the legislature this month, but there are other avenues for the green governor to pursue his climate change agenda. The Low Carbon Fuel Standard was renewed by CARB on Sept. 25.
Sep 27, 2015   The Sacramento Bee - Capitol Alert
In the wake of voter rejection of automatic indexing of the state gas tax, Massachusetts legislators may do away with the tax altogether. They are considering a trial of the Oregon model of road usage charge.
Sep 23, 2015   Eagle-Tribune
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