Oregon

3 days ago
Transit advocates are concerned the plan doesn't do enough to support modes other than cars.
Bike Portland
4 days ago
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 25, 2018, 11am PDT
The ecosystems of Oregon’s Coast Range are some of the most adept ecosystems for absorbing carbon in the entire country. The same trees that absorb that carbon can be turned into a major source of emissions in the hands of humans.
High Country News
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
May 22, 2018, 11am PDT
The city will survey every one of its 37,000 street corners for compliance.
Oregon Live
May 17, 2018, 12pm PDT
The Pacific Northwest's Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area is studying options to add congestion pricing to one or two interstates.
The Oregonian
May 9, 2018, 8am PDT
Development fees can add some $15,000 to the cost of building a home in Portland. Residents adding an accessory dwelling unit to their property won't need to worry about those expenses, as long as they don't use the limit for short-term rentals.
Portland Tribune
April 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Smart cities tech isn't just for cars. Portland is out to prove that sensors and data can benefit all modes of travel.
Bike Portland
April 22, 2018, 5am PDT
More than half of American tenants are rent-burdened, putting them at risk of displacement. A national collaboration with PolicyLink hopes to help.
Curbed
April 11, 2018, 1pm PDT
A lot of websites only provide directions by car. Columbia Gorge Car-Free chooses routes more conducive to a natural setting.
Bike Portland
April 4, 2018, 11am PDT
Washington Park is described as the jewel in the crown of Portland's park system. The city recently updated its master plan for the first time since 1981.
Bike Portland
March 31, 2018, 7am PDT
A new research institute in the University of Oregon's College of Design reflects the ongoing need to put planners and designers to work in delivering better public health outcomes.
University of Oregon
March 25, 2018, 7am PDT
The proposal promises a one-hour commute between Vancouver and Seattle.
The Urbanist
March 23, 2018, 11am PDT
It's a sad day. Portlandia will no longer skewer the idiosyncrasies of enlightened urban lifestyles.
The Oregonian
March 21, 2018, 9am PDT
Freeing buses from congestion and protecting pedestrians from speeding cars are two of the goals expressed by the Central City in Motion planning process.
The Oregonian