Portland As An Example of Smart Growth

Both Sacramento and Portland have roughly the same population. So why is Portland so much more "livable?" More importantly, is Portland's smart growth sustainable?
July 3, 2000, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Vice President Al Gore has focused on Portland as an example of smart growth. But within the city's urban growth boundaries, planners, residents, and politicians are beginning to raise doubts as home prices soar. So what can the Portland experience teach similar-sized cities like Sacramento? This the the final article in a feature length series presented by the Sacramento Bee on sprawl and smart growth.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Sunday, July 2, 2000 in The Sacramento Bee
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