Oregon

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
January 18, 2017, 9am PST
Kaiser Permanente Northwest has taken action in the fight against homelessness—acknowledging that adequate healthcare is impossible for people living on the streets.
The Oregonian
January 16, 2017, 6am PST
2017 has all the makings of a classic showdown in Oregon, where the state legislature will consider to policies that deeply divide the interest interests of tenants and landlords.
The Portland Mercury
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
The Oregonian
January 3, 2017, 2pm PST
Mapping the complete transformation of the beer business in the United States.
City Observatory
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.
Livable Portland
December 23, 2016, 1pm PST
Portland's new inclusionary zoning policy will go into effect in February.
The Oregonian
Feature
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.
Fanis Grammenos
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.
Bike Portland
December 17, 2016, 7am PST
Portland's Division Street has been the site of a number of high-profile pedestrian deaths.
Oregon Live
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.
AP via OPB