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A TriMet transit agency analysis has identified a culprit in the decline of transit ridership in Portland: gentrification and displacement.
October 24, 2017, 5am PDT
Oregon's recently approved gas tax legislation also calls for tolling of I-405 and I-5 in the Portland metro area, with the application of value or congestion pricing so peak period tolls would be higher, which have raised equity concerns.
October 19, 2017, 2pm PDT
Car2Go is giving an upgrade to its car sharing service in Portland, OR by phasing out the tiny Smarts in favor of larger Mercedes-Benz luxury vehicles.
October 11, 2017, 9am PDT
The city of Portland's new residential infill ordinance would reduce the number of 1:1 demolitions—which often convert older, affordable homes into expensive McMansions.
September 26, 2017, 9am PDT
Planetizen's "Planners Across America" series continues in the city that put many contemporary best planning practices on the map: Portland, Oregon.
September 19, 2017, 2pm PDT
As Seattle grows, families are finding it harder to find homes, because the city has a disproportionate number of one-bedrooms and studios compared to other American cities.
September 8, 2017, 10am PDT
Faced with an uptick in roadway fatalities, Oregon is looking at how to increase safety. But it's concentrating on highways while arterials actually account for the region's most severe crashes.
September 1, 2017, 11am PDT
Rather than trying to make parking lots with expensive surfaces that cost to maintain, Portland should eliminate its parking minimums, according to this article.
August 30, 2017, 10am PDT
The 20s Bikeway offers bike riders a new way to travel north and south through the city of Portland.
August 29, 2017, 12pm PDT
While strict, suburban-style regulations often get a bad rap for the lack of housing in high demand cities, the red tape and other obstacles that delay development could be the worst culprit.
August 28, 2017, 12pm PDT
Introducing the Hop Fastpass system.
August 26, 2017, 7am PDT
The lesson is simple: don't widen freeways if you want to reduce congestion and auto-dependence.
August 2, 2017, 12pm PDT
Portland's TriMet is dealing with technical problems arising from a failed maintenance project and a record-breaking heat wave.
July 30, 2017, 7am PDT
The Portland International Airport is getting its first major upgrade since 1956. Airlines would have to split the bill.
July 27, 2017, 9am PDT
The Adaptive Biketown system hit the streets in Portland on July 21, 2017.
June 29, 2017, 11am PDT
The Portland Bureau of Transportation unveiled their plan for "Enhanced Transit Corridors" including dedicated bus lanes and coordinated signals.
June 21, 2017, 8am PDT
Couch Court in Portland's central city is one of those rare pieces of public right of way where pedestrians and people on bikes rule.
June 19, 2017, 8am PDT
Portland planners are picking up and dusting off an idea that's been around since the 1990s: a subway in Downtown Portland.
June 8, 2017, 6am PDT
More trouble in River City, as Portland and Oregon struggle with rising housing costs and come up with a puzzling solution.