In a previous article, Fanis Grammenos challenged planners' assumptions about the superiority of the rigid street grid, exemplified by Portland, Oregon. In this follow-up, Grammenos praises a neighborhood of Portland that took a different approach altogether to the organization of streets. Exclusive
Apr 14, 2011 By
Officials in Portland are keen to expand the city's streetcar system with a proposed $458 million extension project. But some questions about the project remain unanswered.
Mar 30, 2011 The Oregonian
Oregon's Metro has developed a measure for transit-orientation, which uses 3 dimensions to convey the relative diversity in form and activity across the Portland region.
Mar 13, 2011 Metro News
Portland, Oregon, is often held up as the nation's most bike-friendly city. But while its reputation is not unearned, it also has room for improvement.
Mar 12, 2011 Next American City
Portland is known today as one of the nation's top bicycling cities, but it wasn't always thus. Mia Birk, the city's bicycle coordinator in the early 90s, explains how the city changed course to create an enviable bicycle infrastructure. Exclusive
Feb 28, 2011 By
Between 2000 and 2010, Oregon jumped from the 28th most populous state to the 27th. This article from <em>The Oregonian</em> looks at what's behind the shift.
Feb 27, 2011 The Oregonian
Long-held plans for a new bridge over the Columbia River between Portland and Vancouver, Washington, have been thrown out by a panel of experts who have suggested cheaper alternatives.
Feb 9, 2011 The Oregonian
Portlandia is a new TV show spoofing the self-righteously urban culture of Portland. In this clip, a hyper bicycle rights activist zips around the city decrying the evils of automobiles.
Jan 28, 2011 My Damn Channel
A study of tree cover and pregnant women suggests that women living in areas with more trees are less likely to give birth to undersized babies.
Jan 11, 2011 The Oregonian
Alex Marshall muses on a new T.V. show set in Portland and how distinctiveness is so important to a city's success.
Jan 1, 2011 Citiwire.net