Oregon

October 3, 2016, 2pm PDT
The movement to restore the Klamath River by removing four dams has achieved a major milestone in recent weeks.
KQED
September 26, 2016, 12pm PDT
A recent poll has found growing support for a repeal of the statewide ban on rent control in Oregon.
Portland Tribune
September 21, 2016, 11am PDT
There's still a lot to be excited about for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project in Oregon City. A whitewater park just isn't one of them.
The Oregonian
September 20, 2016, 8am PDT
Portland isn’t collecting a gas tax approved by voters in May yet, but the city is already finding a way to spend the money.
The Oregonian
September 19, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Portland is considering a new inclusionary zoning policy, but some believe that inclusionary zoning has the opposite of its intended effect.
City Observatory
September 11, 2016, 5am PDT
You might have guessed it from that scintillating headline, but a state department of transportation has introduced a Pokémon Go-themed back-to-school safety campaign.
The Oregonian
September 10, 2016, 5am PDT
The fastest two minutes in planning news.
Planetizen
September 9, 2016, 6am PDT
A year ago, Portland declared an official housing emergency to ease homelessness and rising housing costs. A year later, the emergency continues.
The Oregonian
September 6, 2016, 9am PDT
The U.S. Department of Transportation is funding ways to transition from the gas tax to other user-based revenue mechanisms to fund transportation infrastructure. The federal gas tax hasn't keep pace with transportation expenditures since 2008.
U.S. D.O.T. Press Release
August 25, 2016, 8am PDT
Community input is crucial to a plan that would wrap Portland in a ring of greenery and pathways.
Next City
August 19, 2016, 11am PDT
'Big Brother' has long been voiced as a criticism of charging motorists by the mile driven, but in the ongoing Oregon road usage charge program, more than 75 percent of volunteer enrollees opted for a recording technology with GPS.
Planetizen
August 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
One of the Pacific Northwest's remaining coal export facility proposals was dealt what could be a final blow in state court last week. Some are describing such projects as zombies "shambling forward unaware that their heart has stopped beating…"
The Oregonian
August 9, 2016, 12pm PDT
California began the Road Charge Pilot Program on July 1 to see how participants would respond to being charged by the mile driven rather than by gallons of fuel consumed. Participants may now have received their first 'mock' invoices.
KPCC
August 5, 2016, 11am PDT
It's like a crosswalk, but for bikes.
Bike Portland
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.
Bike Portland
July 29, 2016, 5am PDT
Biking is very rock and roll. Portland just turned up the volume.
Bike Portland
July 22, 2016, 12pm PDT
The long awaited arrival of bikeshare has become a reality in Portland, Oregon.
Bike Portland
July 18, 2016, 8am PDT
Portland's City Council has sided with housing advocates against neighborhood groups who wanted new developments to include parking spaces.
Willamette Week
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.
Bike Portland
July 5, 2016, 2pm PDT
Blogger and transit consultant Jarrett Walker paints a picture of Portland's Line 75, a workaday bus serving urban neighborhoods outside downtown. His reflections on radial and orbital journeys are worth a read.
Bus75.org