5 days ago
The environmental assessment for the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project, released on February 15, 2019, promises to be controversial.
6 days ago
The city of Portland wants more local control when it comes to determining matters of historic preservation.
February 13, 2019, 5am PST
New research is ambivalent about the potential for streetcar investments to reap promised economic development rewards.
February 5, 2019, 12pm PST
A new law in Portland, Maine could be the first to charge an affordable housing fee from new hotel developments.
February 4, 2019, 8am PST
Road pricing has its faults as a revenue measure, but it needs to be compared to ten elements of the current system of paying for transportation, including hidden subsidies, says Joe Cortright, an urban economist with Portland-based City Observatory.
January 29, 2019, 2pm PST
Call it "Tax Breaklandia," according to this Bloomberg article.
January 28, 2019, 8am PST
A muddled agenda of inclusion seems to be a rationale to eviscerate one of the Oregon city's most lauded civic assets.
January 25, 2019, 10am PST
A big idea is gaining momentum.
January 18, 2019, 2pm PST
An illustrated comic strip introduces the community of support found at Right 2 Dream Too, a homeless community of tents and tiny homes built by and for homeless people.
January 18, 2019, 8am PST
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced the first round of funding for the Safe Routes to School Competitive Grant Program.
December 21, 2018, 12pm PST
With no shot at a new ballpark in Tampa, and pressure mounting to relocate the team to Portland, Oregon, among other possibilities, the Tampa Bay Rays could still end up at a new location in St. Petersburg.
December 11, 2018, 11am PST
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.
December 9, 2018, 9am PST
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.
December 7, 2018, 9am PST
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."