The City of Sherwood, Oregon has invested $1.55 million in broadband fiberoptic cable, promising internet access for all and a system that would pay for itself. So far, it hasn't quite worked out that way.
Jun 18, 2009 The Oregonian
<em>PEDALING REVOLUTION: How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities</em> by Jeff Mapes, a political reporter for The Oregonian and long-time bike commuter in Portland, details how cycling and advocacy are changing America's urban landscape.
Jun 1, 2009 The New York Times - Sunday Book Review
Three cities - three directions on how their transportation infrastructure was shaped by national transportation and housing legislation, and the role of influential leaders like CO Gov. Lamm, OR representative Earl Blumenauer, and NY's Robert Moses.
May 26, 2009 PBS
Growth in Portland's professional sports due to the expansion of Major League Soccer is threatening the life of the city's iconic Memorial Coliseum. Historians and preservationists are teaming up to save it.
May 21, 2009 The Architect's Newspaper
This segment form Oregon Public Broadcasting looks at the rise of wind farms in rural Oregon.
May 5, 2009 Oregon Public Broadcasting
A documentary focusing on Portland's urban growth boundary begins airing this month on public television stations across the country. It includes interviews with proponents on all sides of the smart growth issue.
May 5, 2009 PR Web
A bill that passed the Oregon House last week directs TriMet to hire 'greeters' to work at light-rail stations.
May 4, 2009 The Oregonian
The municipal demand for water in Oregon is expected to increase by more than 61% by 2050, and many policymakers there are trying to figure out how to meet that growing demand.
Apr 28, 2009 The Oregonian
A new report out of Oregon suggests that the fiscal costs of successful resort developments significantly outweigh their benefits -- and taxpayers are burdened with the tab. Erik Kancler of Central Oregon LandWatch explains. Exclusive
Apr 16, 2009 By
Portland urban designer Arun Jain has released his Urban Design Framework, a vision that requires planners to give themselves more leeway "without giving up core values."
Apr 15, 2009 Daily Journal of Commerce