The movement of talented young adults to dense urban neighborhoods isn’t waning, it is widespread and accelerating, and it is powering urban revival.
While you can find at least some local berries almost everywhere, a few places really have an abundance of summer fruit.
The Oregon and Washington highway departments are at it again, pushing a 10- or 12-lane, five mile long freeway widening project that’s likely to cost at least $5 billion.
Sprawl and tax evasion are the real forces fueling the demand for wider freeways.
It’s a symptom of our deep car dependence thant faced with somewhat higher gas prices, politicians are falling all over themselves to insulate cars and driving from their real costs.
Green cities will be less hurt by higher gas prices; Sprawling cities are much more vulnerable to gas price hikes.
We know that industrial and occupational specializations can be measured using standard economic tools like location quotients.
The single most important factor driving urban economic success is the educational attainment of a city’s population.
Widening freeways is no way to promote equity.
The secret to reducing the amount of time Americans spend in peak hour traffic has more to do with how we build our cities than how we build our roads.
Portland Public Schools (PPS) is considering an option that would close another predominantly Black school to provide a new site for Tubman.
If you aren’t talking about our two-caste transportation system, you’re not really addressing equity.
Surface parking lots are highly subsidized polluters
In essence, after adopting its plan, Metro hasn’t looked up.
More progress in racial integration is likely a key to reducing black-white wealth disparities
The inflection point where freeways go from being a detriment to a stimulus to population growth seems to be about five miles from the city center.