Portland

The 7 Cities With the Most to Lose in the NBA Lockout

In metro areas with only one professional sports team, the stakes are even higher

In Defense of Portland's Orenco Station

A rebuttal to a recent Atlantic Cities story on the shortcomings of the New Urbanist community in Oregon

CAT Scans for Cities

Researchers are using thermal imaging to diagnose energy efficiency in the built environment

The Limits of New Urbanism in Portland's Orenco Station

Walking and social interaction are high in this planned community, but commuting by transit remains low

The Economics of Urban Trees

A little greenery can go a long way when it comes to property values

Portland Commits to the World's Greenest Office Building

The Oregon Sustainability Center seeks to become America’s first project to meet the Living Building Challenge

9 Cool Projects Under Freeway Overpasses

Innovative ways to reuse the empty space beneath overpasses

The War on Red-Light Cameras

Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?

Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation

Bike Lane Backlash, Even in Portland

The gentrification vs. bicycle infrastructure debate in one of the country's most bike-friendly cities