An earlier version of this post was published by the Sightline Institute. It’s by former BikePortland news editor Michael Andersen.
The fight to strike down apartment bans has arrived in Oregon’s legislature.
Would re-legalizing fourplexes everywhere be good for bicycle transportation? It very much would be.
On Friday, Willamette Week broke some news: Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek has been working on a bill that’d require all but the smallest Oregon cities in urban areas to re-legalize up to four homes per lot—a lower-cost housing option that was quite common in the early 20th century but was gradually banned from most parts of most cities.