Just Crossing Alliance gains momentum for I-5 freeway fight at first fundraising party

There’s one vital ingredient needed to influence the debate around a multi-billion dollar effort to expand I-5 between Portland and Vancouver: Money. Last night in a shaded backyard in the Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood, well over 100 people gathered for a house party that raised thousands of dollars for the Just Crossing Alliance, an upstart coalition of … Read more


Oregon legislator will propose e-bike purchase incentive bill next session

Oregon House Representative Karin Power (D-41 Milwaukie) knows how transformative electric bikes can be; but she also knows how expensive they are for some buyers. That’s because she recently bought one herself. When Rep. Power purchased her Tern GSD last fall, we made it front page news. Central to her story is that she was … Read more


Reasons for optimism around major 82nd Avenue funding request

With less than one week left in the 2021 Oregon legislative session there’s one big question Portlanders still don’t have an answer: Will lawmakers choose to spend $80 million to kickstart a long-awaited process that will transfer jurisdiction of 82nd Avenue from the State of Oregon to the City of Portland? According to Representative Khanh … Read more