Public Transit

Take a Transit Trip to Washington Park

We learned the ins and outs of TriMet's new Line 63 bus route, just in time for summer–with links to the shuttle for the Oregon Zoo, Japanese Garden, and more.

06/03/2022 By Shannon Daehnke

Public Transit

On the Hunt for New Drivers, TriMet Dangles a $7,500 Hiring Bonus

A job fair this week produced conditional, on-the-spot job offers for 100 people, as the Portland transit agency tries to stem service disruptions.

05/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Development

The Once-and-Future Thing: Updates on 8 Portland Would-Be Projects

A baseball stadium, a new casino, a public market, a waterslide for commuters, and more things Portlanders are still waiting on.

03/23/2022 By Julia Silverman Illustrations by Hawk Krall

Public Transit

CAT vs. Cars

Traffic, packed parking lots, and new permit requirements make driving in the Gorge tough. Take the CAT bus to Multnomah Falls and Hood River instead.

03/17/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Restaurants

Once a Pandemic Dining Novelty, Streeteries Are Here to Stay in Portland

Permits for outdoor dining expansions will remain free through August 2022. Come September, individual restaurants will be required to pay permit fees.

03/14/2022 By Julia Silverman

Transportation

How Much Would You Pay to Park Your Car in Portland?

PBOT is proposing to increase metered parking and permit costs to backfill a budget deficit and encourage the use of alternate transportation.

02/21/2022 By Julia Silverman

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories to Watch, February 21–27

The legislative session heats up, Portland City Council on parking, and the aftermath of a deadly weekend.

02/21/2022 By Julia Silverman

News

Govy-to-Portland Traffic Jams Cause Ski Resorts to Shift Strategy

There were hours-long commutes to the mountain and packed lots this weekend at Timberline, Mt Hood Meadows, and more.

01/11/2022 By Gabriel Granillo

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories To Watch: December 6-12

Snow in the mountains, a new GM for the Blazers, and cutbacks at TriMet

12/06/2021 By Julia Silverman

News You Can Use

5 Oregon Stories To Watch This Week, November 8-14

The Trail Blazers in trouble, budget bonanzas at City Hall and Infrastructure Week, for real this time.

11/08/2021 By Julia Silverman

Design

After 35 Years, the Hollywood Transit Center Is Finally Getting a Redesign

The new Hollywood Hub will focus on equity, inclusion, and community.

07/14/2021 By Gabriel Granillo

Big Ideas

7 Locals Dream Big

Today's elevator pitches, tomorrow's world-beating initiatives. You're welcome, Portland.

07/02/2021 Edited by Julia Silverman

Big Ideas

7 Ideas to Steal from the World

As the past year has made painfully evident, Portland doesn't have all the answers.

06/29/2021 By Julia Silverman

Analysis

Traffic Stops Are About to Change in Portland

It's just the latest shift in a seismic year of back-and-forths with the Portland Police Bureau.

06/22/2021 By Julia Silverman

Transit

Is This the Portland Commuter River Ferry the Prophecy Foretold?

Frog Ferry has gotten farther than past efforts and could actually launch next year. Here are 5 reasons why.

06/11/2021 By Margaret Seiler

Transportation

The Traffic’s Back, and, Yes, It's Getting Worse than Before

At least on a holiday weekend, according to new data from the Oregon Department of Transportation

06/04/2021 By Julia Silverman

News

The Pearl Has a Very Masculine New Footbridge

Well ... overpass. It’s an overpass.

06/04/2021 By Conner Reed

Design

How Retired MAX Cars Could Help Portland’s Most Underserved Communities

A revolutionary concept dubbed "The Afro-Village Movement" aims to reconstruct the models to offer food, hygiene, and therapy for those experiencing homeless...

11/23/2020 By Sam Pape

Cycling

Biketown's All-Electric Fleet and Expanded Area Take Portland’s Bike Share Program to a New Level

Yes, it’s yet another ‘I rode an e-bike for the first time, and it was kind of cool’ story.

10/14/2020 By Margaret Seiler