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Elected in November and already proposing bold reforms in parking policy in the city of Bend, Oregon.
The Bulletin
Feature
February 18, 2021, 7am PST
Six components of a strategic plan for city and regions to guide their short-term actions for equitable economic recovery from the pandemic.
Alisa Pyszka, Kim Zeuli
February 3, 2021, 10am PST
An intimate look at what it’s like fighting for meaningful state-level rent relief when the powers that be don’t believe everyone is worth saving.
Shelterforce Magazine
January 24, 2021, 9am PST
North Dakota led the nation in COVID cases for months before Gov. Doug Burgum issued a mask mandate last November. Since then, active cases have dropped by 80 percent. The mandate was extended last month but was allowed to expire on Jan. 18.
Grand Forks Herald
December 31, 2020, 9am PST
A regional high-speed rail network could be coming to the Pacific Northwest, linking cities from Oregon to British Columbia.
The Urbanist
December 15, 2020, 8am PST
The state of Oregon made planning history in 2019 by adopting House Bill 2001, paving the way for the state to preempt local exclusionary zoning laws. Now, over a year later, the state land use board has decided how to implement that goal.
Sightline Institute
December 3, 2020, 9am PST
2021 will be a big year for planning on the Interstate Bridge Replacement project, née Columbia River Crossing, that will connect Washington and Oregon across the Columbia River.
The Urbanist
November 18, 2020, 8am PST
In a pair of articles, Jonathan Maus reports on the final moments of the SW Corridor Light Rail Project, as project supporters deals with a loss at the ballot box.
BikePortland
November 11, 2020, 5am PST
A new report by the Urban Institute examines the consequences of small differences in land use regulations.
Greater Greater Washington
November 2, 2020, 12pm PST
Voters in Portland-area voters will decide on a transportation funding measure for the "Get Moving 2020" plan, with details of four bus rapid transit project targeted for funding announced within weeks of the election.
BikePortland
October 28, 2020, 10am PDT
The 13th Avenue Bikeway is the latest addition to transportation infrastructure in Eugene, Oregon.
Around the O
October 15, 2020, 7am PDT
A September 2 memo by the Trump administration warned of punitive actions against New York City, Seattle, Portland, and Washington, D.C. A recently announced federal funding opportunity makes good on the threat.
The New York Daily News
October 8, 2020, 12pm PDT
The Get Moving 2020 transportation plan will face voters in thee Portland, Oregon region in November.
KGW
September 28, 2020, 8am PDT
A heated dispute over a $5 billion Metro transportation funding ballot measure has erupted between climate activists and a group representing Portland's big business interests.
The Portland Mercury
September 17, 2020, 9am PDT
BikePortland publisher and editor-in-chief Jonathan Maus took a ride along two new neighborhood greenways to report on successes and opportunities for continued improvement.
BikePortland
September 6, 2020, 11am PDT
Faulted for lack of attention to pedestrian and bike advocates, the Oregon Department of Transportation will soon have opportunities to redeem itself.
The Oregonian
September 1, 2020, 10am PDT
The regional transit agency for Portland, Oregon is working on a development plan that would drastically multiple the planning considerations at a local transit station.
Bike Portland
August 27, 2020, 8am PDT
The majority of pedestrian master plans consider how to make equitable walking infrastructure. Less than half of plans implement strategies to address the fact that people of color are disproportionately represented in pedestrian fatalities.
Streetsblog USA
August 26, 2020, 5am PDT
What's more surprising is seeing who is making the proposal and why. The first step would be to have the concept included in Plan Bay Area 2050.
San Mateo Daily Journal
August 16, 2020, 9am PDT
A new grant program launched by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) aims to fill a key gap in the funding available for bike and pedestrian paths.
Bike Portland