Oregon

Since Portland began subsidizing accessory dwelling units (ADU) by waiving development fees, construction of ADUs have increased to a pace of more than 100 a year. A new study finds additional benefits in the low impact of ADUs on neighborhoods.
Jul 17, 2014   Bike Portland
Quirky, artistic bike racks are cropping up in cities around the country--a trend that benefits more than just cyclists.
Nov 5, 2008   USA Today
The foreclosure scourge has moved its way into Oregon, causing some of the highest rates of loan defaults since the 1980s.
Nov 3, 2008   The Oregonian
The myth of the American West as a wild, natural place is long gone, says urban studies professor Carl Abbott. The Western U.S. is actually the most urban part of the nation.
Oct 24, 2008   The Hartford Courant
Cyclists are much more likely to use bike lanes when they're available -- even if it means going out of their way and taking longer routes, according to a recent study from Portland State University.
Oct 17, 2008   By Nate Berg
As new design requirements come in at a late stage, bridge planners in Portland are trying to nail down a design for the new light rail bridge that is affordable, appropriate and beautiful. But the beauty aspect may fall to economics.
Oct 11, 2008   The Oregonian
CoolTown Studios looks at a recent study in Portland, OR that shows that certain retail establishments- cafes, movie theaters, wine bars- increase property values in neighborhoods by up to 30%.
Oct 4, 2008   CoolTown Studios
A recent study of home values in Portland finds that close proximity to such amenities as specialty grocery stores and movie theaters can raise values as much as 20%.
Oct 1, 2008   The Portland Tribune
Daniel Lerch, author of "Post Carbon Cities" presents his thoughts for a new California Dream in a 'post carbon future' in which cars still exist but are used sparingly due to urban planning that reduces their necessity. He looks toward Portland.
Sep 30, 2008   The Sacramento Bee
<p>Federal regulators have criticized planners of a bridge expansion for not considering how the new bridge would induce sprawl and increase pollution.</p>
Jul 17, 2008   The Oregonian
Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) is doing more than responding to Gov. Glendening's recent op-ed on Planetizen calling for more and better options -- he's also introducing legislation to do just that. Exclusive
Jul 16, 2008  By Congressman Earl Blumenauer