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
<p>Though the state is considered a model for smart planning, Oregon's sprawling landscape shows that the state has much the same problems as the rest of the country.</p>
May 1, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>This video from <em>CBC</em> looks at how Victoria, British Columbia, plans to mimic the efforts of Portland, Oregon, to reduce homelessness by taking a "housing first" approach.</p>
Apr 28, 2008   CBC News: The National
<p>After noticing a illegally parked police car, a Portland, Oregon lawyer made use of a state law provision that allows private citizens to issue parking tickets.</p>
Apr 25, 2008   USA Today
<p>Motorists in Oregon, Washington and Idaho are using less gas per week than the average American. A recent report credits the region's public transit systems and land use policies for the reduction in fuel consumption.</p>
Apr 22, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>Two local transportation advocates shed light on the plans and policies that have made Portland, Oregon the bicycle capital of the U.S.</p>
Apr 16, 2008   Democracy Now
<p>While planners generally sell plans with "integrated infill" and "elegant density" that pairs new development with public amenities, the reality of what gets built in neighborhoods isn't always what's promised.</p>
Apr 7, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>Oregon's property rights issues should serve as a cautionary tale for the rest of the country, according to this article from <em>Metropolis</em>.</p>
Mar 26, 2008   Metropolis Magazine
<p>In an unlikely meeting of minds, environmentalists, the Port of Portland and other industrial groups have come together to request funding for the protection of sensitive waterfront habitats along the Willamette River.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   The Portland Tribune
<p>A state task force looking at improving the Oregon state land use and planning system is going back to work.</p>
Mar 14, 2008   The Oregonian
<p>Portland city officials are warming up to the idea that jobs are key to sustainable cities, and have proposed a plan to try to lure sustainable businesses to the city.</p>
Mar 6, 2008   The Portland Tribune