Oregon

3 days ago
A bill currently in committee in Oregon would raise revenue for the state's housing accounts by ending a subsidy used only by residents who own more than one property around the state.
Statesman Journal
6 days ago
Villages of tiny homes are being prepared in Portland and Denver to help individuals transition out of homelessness
Denverite
March 17, 2017, 9am PDT
Some people just can't help but help themselves to the fast lane.
PBS
March 16, 2017, 10am PDT
Saying that they believe in direct action and suspecting the motives of the State, a group of Portland anarchists are taking to the streets to fix potholes.
Boing Boing
March 14, 2017, 10am PDT
Portland has built many new apartments in the city's core, and that seems to be slowing down rent growth in the area.
The Oregonian
March 13, 2017, 9am PDT
The Eugene City Council enacted a 'trial dog ban' in downtown to protect public safety after complaints of aggressive dogs.
The Register-Guard
March 4, 2017, 7am PST
After a series of pedestrian deaths, Portland considers an emergency speed limit change on SE Division.
The Oregonian
March 3, 2017, 2pm PST
It's possible that construction permits for accessory dwelling units, also known as granny flats or mother-in-law units, could surpass permits for regular homes.
Portland Tribune
March 1, 2017, 9am PST
The city of Portland is wearing the Yellow Jersey on equity issues connected to the Biketown bikeshare system.
Bike Portland
February 23, 2017, 2pm PST
The man in charge of public transit in the land of streetcars, bridges without cars, and bike-riding congressmembers is calling for three large highway expansion projects.
Portland Tribune
February 22, 2017, 9am PST
A new report and hearings by the state's House and Senate environment committees has put a cap-and-trade policy to curb carbon emissions back in play in Salem.
Statesman Journal
February 19, 2017, 1pm PST
Washington lawmakers are looking for solutions to worsening congestion between their state and the city of Portland—possible solutions includes a controversial bridge proposal that had been abandoned for years.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
February 16, 2017, 12pm PST
A new report identifies key actions for the city of Portland to prepare for the certainty of a large earthquake.
The Oregonian
February 10, 2017, 11am PST
How a small town in Oregon used a data-driven, analytical approach towards putting policies in place to increase their economic and environmental resiliency.
Modern Cities
February 3, 2017, 5am PST
Entrepreneur Tyrone Poole's Oregon start-up matches prospective tenants with rental units they qualify for, eliminating legwork and application fees.
CityLab
February 2, 2017, 2pm PST
Independent auditing from consulting group McKinsey found Oregon's Department of Transportation wastes too much money in cost overruns, especially on small projects that also tend to finish late.
The Oregonian
January 29, 2017, 7am PST
The state of Oregon will consider legislation that would raise $2.17 million a year by implementing a fee on non-motorized users of public waterways.
Mail Tribune
January 26, 2017, 9am PST
In the wake of a deadly cold spell, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and the city's government searches for ways to protect the city's homeless.
The Seattle Times
January 25, 2017, 9am PST
Researchers at Harvard University have looked at multiple street grids around the country to identify what block size is the perfect length for walkability.
The Harvard Gazette
January 22, 2017, 9am PST
A lawsuit marks the latest twist in an ongoing legal battle over what conservationists consider one of the most important waterfowl sanctuaries in the country.
The Oregonian