The Southwest Corridor could become the most parking-heavy rail line every created by TriMet. Even parking-lite planning scenarios would spend as much as $100 million on parking garages.
3 days ago
The state that implemented the first gas tax and the first bike tax took a huge step on Thursday toward becoming the first, since 1956, to toll all lanes on an interstate highway by approving an application to the Federal Highway Administration.
5 days ago
The Oregonian has published a new interactive mapping feature that allows users to map demographic changes to the Census tract level through Oregon and Washington.
December 4, 2018, 1pm PST
There are a lot of financial, and legal, reasons to get the rethink the city of Portland's approach to affordable housing funding.
December 3, 2018, 6am PST
Examining Portland and Seattle's much-talked-about systems, the authors highlight the importance of treating streetcars as a viable transport option, rather than just a means to stimulate development.
November 30, 2018, 1pm PST
The Portland Diamond Project is trying to bring Major League Baseball to Portland.
November 29, 2018, 1pm PST
Insight from Barcelona and Portland on how to plan and design an active, welcoming neighborhood square.
November 26, 2018, 10am PST
Carbon pricing proponents in the U.S. saw their second defeat in two years in the same state when Washington voters soundly defeated I-1631, a carbon fee that would fund emission reductions. Unlike I-732 in 2016, environmentalists were unified.
November 25, 2018, 1pm PST
"Yes we actually did that."
November 19, 2018, 9am PST
Portland has approved a plan that clears the way for $36 million in bike and other transportation safety projects in the city's downtown.
November 14, 2018, 9am PST
A downtown transportation plan designed to prioritize "transportation for everyone" will come before
November 5, 2018, 7am PST
The Portland City Council has approved Oregon Metro's Southwest Corridor plan.
November 2, 2018, 1pm PDT
All the French Prairie Bridge plan needs is a final design. Eventually this car-free bridge will provide a key link in a 1,000-mile network of paths and trails.
October 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A potentially game-changing suite of transit and active transportation projects is under consideration in Portland. The business community has reservations, but is also strongly supportive of aspects of the plan.
October 23, 2018, 2pm PDT
The city of Portland has released the survey results enabled by the Portland Bureau of Transportation's ongoing electric scooter pilot project.
October 16, 2018, 11am PDT
A federal funding program for city parks means green space for communities but also brings many social and economic benefits.
October 12, 2018, 7am PDT
They're a good start. But compared to similar policies in cities like Portland and Vancouver, Seattle's new policies around accessory dwelling units may be lackluster.
October 9, 2018, 2pm PDT
Two new research hubs will explore the intersections between homelessness, technology, and urban planning.
October 6, 2018, 7am PDT
An editorial calls for Portland, Oregon to approve a requirement that warning signs be placed on unreinforced historic buildings. An argument is made for further measures, and a greater sense of urgency.
September 28, 2018, 9am PDT
Electric buses have arrived. Portland is only the latest example.