Portland is widely acknowledged as an urban renewal success story. So much so that it has become somewhat of a mecca for planners and others interested in urban redevelopment, visiting the city for inspiration and understanding. [Read more…] about 7 ways Portland is better than other cities – an outsider’s perspective.
Portland OR – A progress report on Portland’s Climate Action Plan shows carbon emissions have gone down 26 percent since 1990. The city’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and the Multnomah County Office of Sustainability recently released a two-year progress report on efforts to reduce carbon emissions. The Climate Action Plan is a three-year push to get the city to hit its goal of a 40 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 and an 80 percent drop by 2050. [Read more…] about Multnomah County Sees 26 Percent Drop in Carbon Emissions
Portland has been highly touted for his commitment to livability and sustainable transportation. Portlanders are lucky – and connected, thanks in part to Trimet’s mission of maintaining livability by connecting people with their community. [Read more…] about Portland light rail set for expansion