Downtown pedestrian counts up 64% in ‘tremendous rebound’

Despite years of terrible headlines and a persistent narrative from many people that Portland is “dying,” new data from the Portland Business Alliance shows that our downtown core is showing major signs of life. According to numbers gleaned from annual counts compiled by Downtown Clean & Safe, a 213-block business improvement district managed by the … Read more

Biking through downtown Portland’s network of social services

Most of the Bike Loud PDX Portland ‘policy rides’ Cathy Tuttle has led so far this year have focused specifically on bike or transportation policy. Last month, for instance, Tuttle recruited Portland Bureau of Transportation’s signals manager Peter Koonce to lead a tour of Central City traffic signals, and the month before, the Parking Reform … Read more