Portland Demonstrates The Importance Of Urban Planning

Suburbia, envisioned as a cure for the "ulcers" of cities, is now seen as an evil.
September 2, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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For more than a decade, Portland has proudly extolled its virtues as one of the most thoughtfully planned cities in the country...Portland has long been the darling of so-called "New Urbanist" advocates of mass transit, denser neighborhoods and strict design controls to promote walking. But it now may find itself at the forefront of a movement by public health advocates to consider -- or actually reconsider -- urban planning...

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, September 1, 2003 in The Oregonian
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