Real Estate 2017

Rising Prices. Fierce Bidding Wars. What's Next for Portland Real Estate?

Even in a world where anything can happen (right?), Portland remains a real estate promised land. What does that mean for the city? And where should you look?

03/20/2017 Edited by Zach Dundas

Real Estate 2017: Big Dreams

If Portland Has to Grow and Grow, We Have a Few Demands. Better Sashimi, for One.

From water taxis to truly great sushi, here's our big city wish list.

03/20/2017 By Margaret Seiler, Marty Patail, Zach Dundas, and Benjamin Tepler

The Shakedown

A Very Clear-Headed, Not-at-All-Cranky Appraisal of TriMet

See where this takes you.

12/20/2016 By Marty Patail

Essay

Portland Is Growing Like Never Before. What Should We Do Next?

Meet six imperatives of Portland’s urban future.

09/21/2016 By Randy Gragg

Commute of the Future

This Waterslide Is the Most Brilliantly Crazy Mass Transportation Idea You’ve Ever Seen

Portland design firm Industry reveals its blueprints for an intercity waterslide.

09/21/2016 By Marty Patail

HISTORY

Slide Show: The Columbia River Highway Turns 100

The state-of-the-art road was designed to make Oregon “the playground of America.”

05/19/2016

HISTORY

The Columbia River Highway Turns 100

The state-of-the-art road was designed to make Oregon “the playground of America.”

05/19/2016 By Doug Kenck-Crispin

HOME DÉCOR

You Need One of These Free Refurbished MAX Signs

Don't fight it.

03/30/2016 By Marty Patail

THE FUTURE

In a New Era of High Prices and Soaring Popularity, What Will Portland Become?

As the cost of living skyrockets, new people pour in, and shiny new buildings rise, Portland must act fast to save its soul.

03/25/2016 Edited by Zach Dundas By Marty Patail, Brian Libby, Randy Gragg, and Ramona DeNies

URBAN PLANNING

You Think Portland Traffic is Bad Now?

Just wait. But all is not lost.

03/25/2016 By Marty Patail

HEALTH

Uber to Deliver Health Kits and Flu Shots to Portlanders

This Thursday, UberHealth will bring you a "wellness pack" and flu shots for up to 10 people (registered nurse included).

11/17/2015 By Marty Patail

BIG PICTURE

Like Most of Our Favorite Things, Portland's Newest Bridge Was Hand Made

Local photographer Bruce Forster shares dozens of photos of Tilikum Crossing's built-by-hand span.

08/24/2015 By Marty Patail

TRAVEL NEWS

You Can Call an Uber from the Airport Now

Rides from PDX to downtown will cost as low as $22.

05/08/2015 By Marty Patail

TRAVEL NEWS

FlightCar Touches Down at Portland Airport

Car-sharing startup FlightCar brings free longterm parking to PDX.

04/13/2015 By Larisa Owechko

REPORT

The Highs and Lows of Car-Free Living in PDX

One man gave up his car in favor of Portland’s many mobility options. He loves it. Most of the time.

08/01/2014 By Bill Lascher

URBAN DESIGN

How Will Bike Share Help Portland?

A check-out bike scheme is in the works for 2015—but why does a city already mad about cycling need more bikes?

05/27/2014 By Zach Dundas

NEWS

Amtrak Adds Two New Oregon Trains

On January 6, two new trains joined Amtrak’s Oregon fleet

01/10/2014 By Caitlin Feldman

WORLD

Utrecht: Portland's Next Sister City?

Our town hooks up with Utrecht in a city-to-city knowledge share

11/21/2013 By Marco España

NEWS

BoltBus Expands to Eugene and Albany

Starting October 3, the new BoltBus extension will offer service to Eugene and Albany

09/19/2013 By Cari Johnson