Portland

5 days ago
The Willamette Week put out a call for tips about electric scooter users acting badly. They got an earful of the unexpected.
Willamette Week
6 days ago
Oregon Metro's Regional Transportation Plan sets policy and project goals through 2040.
Bike Portland
August 4, 2018, 9am PDT
Do residents in Vancouver, Washington need protection from congestion pricing applied to all lanes on two Portland interstates? Gov. Jay Inslee seems to think so, adding that the value pricing pilot project is "going nowhere."
The Columbian
August 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
About two people a year are killed on Division street in Portland, and many more inured, now some fixes are in place and more are on the way.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
August 2, 2018, 10am PDT
Environmentalists find an ally in Portland's port for a plan to toll highways coming into the city.
Willamette Week
July 30, 2018, 7am PDT
A public service announcement about safe use of electric scooters turn into a full-fledged controversy last week in Portland.
Streetsblog USA
July 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
Should plans to toll Interstates 5 and 205 in Portland get the go-ahead from the Oregon Transportation Commission and the Federal Highway Administration, they would still be subject to a state referendum.
Portland Tribune
July 24, 2018, 10am PDT
The market is working, according to City Observatory's take on data finding declining rents in the city of Portland.
City Observatory
July 20, 2018, 8am PDT
A planned and approved building in Portland would have pushed Cross Laminated Timber to new heights, but fell short of the needed financing to get done.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 12, 2018, 8am PDT
A grassroots plan seeks to cultivate a sustainable, affordable center of Black culture in the neighborhood of Albina.
Curbed
July 9, 2018, 6am PDT
A Portland regional value pricing committee recommended that the state transportation department operate two pilot programs to toll all the lanes on two interstate highways in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area.
KGW
June 29, 2018, 8am PDT
Three in 100 people in Portland are homeless.
The Oregonian
June 20, 2018, 11am PDT
Transit advocates are concerned the plan doesn't do enough to support modes other than cars.
Bike Portland
June 19, 2018, 9am PDT
Portland is hoping better vehicle and pedestrian counts, produced by high-tech sensors place on street light poles, can help deliver on Vision Zero promises.
The Oregonian
June 15, 2018, 1pm PDT
A new company offers to install coach houses in homes, in exchange for a portion of the rent.
The Portland Tribune
May 30, 2018, 9am PDT
A few pioneering fire departments are making room for safety (while demanding less space) on city streets.
Streetsblog USA
May 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
Oregon is the latest state to join the nascent federal program, which is designed to stimulate investment in distressed areas.
KGW
May 29, 2018, 6am PDT
Homeless villages aren't hotbeds of crime, according to recent analysis. Rather, they can be part of a "crime prevention ecosystem."
The Guardian
May 28, 2018, 11am PDT
An institutional mandate isn't enough to make a design vision a reality. Portland is working on bringing its standards and guidelines in line with its ambition for protected bike lanes.
Bike Portland
May 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
Ridership is declining on TriMet's Westside Extension Service, reflecting declines on other parts of the system. This commuter rail line, however, has its own unique set of issues.
The Oregonian