At the Cascadia Rail Summit outside Seattle, a fledgling scheme to bring high-speed rail from Portland to Vancouver found an enthusiastic reception.
Male-dominated trades like construction, plumbing, and welding can offer job security and decent pay. A camp aims to show girls these careers are for them, too.
Credits for the 1957 CBS airing of The Day Called ‘X’ list the cast as “the people of the city of Portland, Oregon.” City officials, including the mayor, got lead roles.
By acquiring Motivate, Uber’s chief rival will take over the docked systems in New York, D.C., San Francisco, and more.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is leading a new coalition of 12 cities in a pledge to protect net neutrality—and shame companies who won’t.
Series creator Craig Bartlett explains how he built the cartoon city that every ‘90s 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.