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.
November 22, 2016, 1pm PST
The Portland Bureau of Transportation recently put the finishing touches on 5.6 miles of improvements to the city's bike infrastructure.
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 7, 2016, 7am PDT
In an effort to normalize biking and teach kids how to bike safely in the city, Seattle's Cascade Bicycle Club has built a small bike park that simulates road conditions.
August 5, 2016, 11am PDT
It's like a crosswalk, but for bikes.
August 1, 2016, 2pm PDT
Car registration statistics from Multnomah County show passenger vehicle ownership is less popular among its growing number of residents. The residents forgoing cars have done themselves a favor in more ways than one.
July 29, 2016, 5am PDT
Biking is very rock and roll. Portland just turned up the volume.
July 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
The long awaited arrival of bikeshare has become a reality in Portland, Oregon.
July 10, 2016, 9am PDT
If the proposed parking minimums had been in place over the past eight years, one-fifth of new development in the area would have been impossible, according to analysis reported by Bike Portland.
June 16, 2016, 9am PDT
Portland, Oregon is known for its transit and pedestrian advantages. But many cyclists say protected bike lanes would make it easier for the two-wheel crowd to get around. After some delays, it looks like the project is on course.
May 15, 2016, 11am PDT
It's the little things that count—especially when it comes to building safety infrastructure onto streets so that they better serve all modes of transportation.
April 20, 2016, 2pm PDT
The development of Portland during the early decades of the 1900s reveals ideas for how to lessen the pressure on housing prices in the 2010s.
March 30, 2016, 10am PDT
The city of Portland is considering an expansion of parking requirements in Northwest Portland, much to the chagrin of advocates who predict the new requirements will make housing more expensive.
March 22, 2016, 2pm PDT
Michael Andersen reports on the evolving Powell-Division Transit and Development Project, recently revealed to fall short of its intended goal to speed up bus service in the planning area.
March 11, 2016, 1pm PST
Details are emerging about Biketown—the new bikeshare system coming to Portland. Portland is making use of online engagement and interactive mapping to inform station location choices.
February 20, 2016, 9am PST
Public comment closed earlier this week on the Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The plan has a ways to go before advocates, elected officials, and planners are on the same page.
January 12, 2016, 9am PST
A bike advocate tells the story of the how the state department of transportation convinced local officials to remove a popular bike lane in Portland.
November 17, 2015, 9am PST
The Oregon Department of Transportation is showing leadership among state transportation agencies by adopting a new pedestrian and bicycle plan. With a first draft on the street, the early reviews are coming in.
November 2, 2015, 9am PST
Biking and walking are often assumed as two peas in a pod, when in fact it might be more helpful to think of them as apples and oranges.
October 23, 2015, 12pm PDT
Washington County, located just west of Portland, is planning a regional trail that could eventually reap benefits for recreation and transportation.