January 13, 2017, 10am PST
German multinational Daimler is investing heavily in how people will get around in the future and using Portland, Oregon as a test bed for its plans
January 9, 2017, 1pm PST
With the price of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site already ballooning, critics of the plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site expect the project to cost even more than currently estimated.
January 6, 2017, 7am PST
Plans that focus on giving funds to renters and home buyers won't make housing affordable, and can inflate housing prices and rents.
January 3, 2017, 7am PST
A recent city audit has empowered Portland's new mayor, Ted Wheeler, to criticize the Office of Neighborhood Involvement in Portland.
December 23, 2016, 1pm PST
Portland's new inclusionary zoning policy will go into effect in February.
December 20, 2016, 10am PST
An analysis of three essential attributes of urban grids reveals a preferred layout for the desired effect of a vibrant, active community.
December 19, 2016, 12pm PST
The city of Portland will take the momentous step of estimating person trips, rather than car trips, when estimating the impacts of new developments. The decision is another step toward ending the systems of car-centric planning.
December 17, 2016, 7am PST
Portland's Division Street has been the site of a number of high-profile pedestrian deaths.
December 15, 2016, 1pm PST
Following in the footsteps of the "snowmageddon" events experienced by Atlanta in January 2014, Portland, Oregon had a surprising amount of difficulty with a small amount of snow this week.
December 7, 2016, 1pm PST
The National Association of Realtors weigh in on 2017 housing forecast.
December 6, 2016, 2pm PST
Dozens of Portland trailer parks closed in the real estate bubble of the early 2000s, but in 2016, a group of tenants, the Housing Bureau, and an anti-displacement coalition worked to save one of the city's last places for very low-income renters.
November 15, 2016, 12pm PST
Angie Schmitt sees encouraging signs of a change of perspective in some state DOTs, which seem to be following the national lead of Vision Zero Campaign.
November 10, 2016, 2pm PST
Votes are still being counted, but an expansion of the MAX light rail system to the suburban community of Tigard appears to be squeaking out a victory.
November 3, 2016, 8am PDT
Portland is expecting 123,000 new households in the city by 2035, so it's proposed a new residential infill policy to accommodate all those people. A new report argues, however, that the policy could have a chilling effect on infill development.
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October 28, 2016, 9am PDT
The first season of a two-year pilot project for the Columbia Gorge Express has been a huge hit.
October 21, 2016, 12pm PDT
The city of Portland, Oregon is considering new regulations to limit the kinds of homes that can be built in existing neighborhoods.
October 15, 2016, 11am PDT
Eliot Njus reports on underwhelming ridership figures for the MAX Orange Line light rail service between Portland and Milwaukie.
"Forecasts used to help justify federal funding for the project called for 17,000 average weekday trips in 2016. The
September 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Japanese cities and citizens look to Portland for inspiration.
September 26, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent poll has found growing support for a repeal of the statewide ban on rent control in Oregon.
September 20, 2016, 8am PDT
Portland isn’t collecting a gas tax approved by voters in May yet, but the city is already finding a way to spend the money.