Though the bill would have affected only condos and other owner-occupied homes, some rallied around it as a seemingly achievable way to preserve income diversity in bike-friendly areas like Southeast Division Street.(Photo: M.Andersen/BikePortland) A bill that would have let Oregon cities require some condominiums in some new housing projects to be sold for below-market prices … Read more
Oregon’s overwhelmingly Democratic state legislature seems to be preparing to fund major freeway widenings around the Portland metro area.
As Portlanders look for ways to change the culture of streets like Powell Boulevard, state legislators are nearing a vote on a bill designed to do exactly that.
Should they be allowed to use phones while driving?(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) For the second legislative session in a row, the Oregon Senate has voted in favor of a bill that would allow taxicab operators to use hand-held cell phones while driving. Oregon’s existing cell phone law (ORS 811.507) permits the use of hands-free mobile … Read more