A dispatch from SW Gibbs, where development doesn’t come with sidewalks

I already had the story written in my head. All I needed to do was make an early morning run over to OHSU for some more photos and I was good to go. Another southwest development going in without a sidewalk—43 units this time! Area stakeholders not happy. I know this story like the back … Read more

Follow-up: Digging a bit deeper into Portland sidewalk history

NOTE: This is a follow-up to our story from last week titled, Sidewalks and Portland: It’s not so simple —— Exactly who pays for building Portland’s sidewalks has been inconsistent throughout the city’s history. The inconsistency “is illuminating to the degree that it falsifies a long-standing myth among citizens and government officials alike—that all of … Read more