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The Important Difference Between a Road and a Street

We have confused the difference redesigning our streets to be like roads, with expensive consequences.

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Portland: Quest for the Livable City

Hear conflicting views on the effect of a key development tool, the Urban Growth Boundary.

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Retrofitting Suburbia

For suburban jurisdictions seeking to provide walkable urban choices for residents, there are options for change that do not require large scale demolition.

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Portland Bike Architecture Tour

As more people ride bikes parking becomes an issue. See some Portland solutions.  

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Portland Mercado

Portland Mercado

Organizing for the development of the Portland Mercado began in March 2011 when Latino entrepreneurs and community members conducted a community visioning workshop with Portland State University graduate students. Four students, Abigail Cermak, David Ruelas, Bridger Wineman, and Ellen Wyoming partnered with Hacienda Community Development Corporation to analyze the feasibility […]

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Villebois

Villebois

Developed by Costa Pacific Communities, Villebois is a mixed use community including about 2400 homes on 500 acres in Wilsonville, Oregon. Designed on Smart Growth Principles, Villeboise was named 2010 National Association of Home Builders Community of the Year.   Learn More about Villebois by clicking on the links below: […]

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