Series creator Craig Bartlett explains how he built the cartoon city that every ’90’s kid dreamed of living in.
Build expensive apartments now, and wait a few decades.
The $15 fee on new bikes is a strange way for the state to prioritize active transit.
After Portland banned demolition of its oldest homes, it forged a path for women and people of color to find higher-paying work in the trades.
The city’s bike bandits like attacking racks—but this one fights back.
An award-winning visualization uses satellite imagery to reveal the ravages of development, fire, insects, and clear-cut logging.
Limited city budgets and rising building costs create a recipe for disaster.
Starting in Portland.
The city is becoming one of a handful to shed the notion that people with disabilities don’t want to ride.
Meet the group devoted to abolishing capitalism, and also making streets super smooth.
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.”