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Is Portland Really Where Young People Go to Retire?

According to a new study, the city attracts the young and college-educated at some of the highest rates in the country.

The Tragic Geography of Disconnected Youth

One in seven young Americans are neither working nor going to school.

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Who Will Ride This Electric Unicycle?

A Portland company is betting that urban trend-setters will love this one-wheeled wonder.

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Is a VMT Tax a Good Idea?

San Francisco is the latest city to consider a vehicle-miles traveled fee system.

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Where Your Sofa Is High-Demand Real Estate

New York City and San Francisco are the most "requested" destinations on CouchSurfing.org.

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Big Cities, Bad Cities, Beer Cities: The Best #CityReads of the Week

Our weekly look back at the stories you may have missed.

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Vigilante Justice of the Day: Interstate Bike Thief Sting

Next time you think about stealing a bike, remember Jake Gillum.

Addition of the Day: Portland Installs Nation's First Bike Counter

It would be Portland.

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Lugging a Bike Up Apartment Stairs? Why Not Use a Handle

Portland designers crafted this leather strap to make carrying a bicycle a little easier.

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Can Light Rail Carry a City's Transit System?

It can if it's built right, as in Portland or San Diego, and new research explains why.

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The Geography of Bars and Restaurants

America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.

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The U.S. Airports Most Likely To Influence the Spread of Global Disease

The worst culprits aren't necessarily the ones you'd expect.

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A New Model for Green Schools

A school in Portland, Oregon, is housed in a super-green building. And that's just the beginning.

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Large U.S. Cities and Tolerance

How America's biggest metro areas stack up.

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The Evolution of the Bike Lane

Bike infrastructure is changing, raising new questions about the best design.

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Can Trees Actually Deter Crime?

Believe it or not, a new study of canopy coverage in Baltimore suggests maybe they can.

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Even In Low-Crime Portland, Police Want Cameras

Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.

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Walk Score Launches Bike Score

How bikeable is your city?

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Why Do We Tax Car-Sharing Like It's Liquor or Cigarettes?

Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.