An unusually severe winter is forcing the city to reconsider its decades-long policy of shunning salt on icy roads.
More than a quarter of Biketown’s users say they’ve turned to the service for trips that would otherwise have been taken by car.
The Zamboniesque vehicle is waging war on Portland’s infestation of crows.
Holiday celebrations in Houston, Chicago, and Portland have a distinctly hometown flair.
Mayor Charlie Hales talks to CityLab about regulating fossil fuels at the local level and organizing cities to take meaningful climate action on their own.
Dating from the 1930s when parking cost a nickel an hour, the city’s single-space meters are now a thing of the past.
“It is now green mulch,” say the cops.
There is a 17 to 20 percent chance that northern Oregon will be hit by a magnitude-8 quake in the next 50 years.
The famously bicycle-friendly city says its “smart-bike” program, Biketown, was worth the wait.
Because when you think about pedestrian right-of-way, you think “Sasquatch.”
It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.
El Niño could roar back to life in March, potentially dropping more than 100 inches of snow on the mountains.
Locals describe the scene at Mount Hood as “stunning” and “Monet-like.”
Why so many boutiques are serving up their wares with a side of coffee.
Not much, according to a new survey.
“Biketown” will reportedly be the largest “smart” sharing system in North America.
Most metro area residents are “interested but concerned”—a finding that can help guide urban planners.
Long associated with sewage, Oregon’s Willamette has finally been declared safe for recreation. One activist wants residents to test the waters.