Posts by TonyJ

Less Housing = More (And Affordable) Housing. Permitted development has 187 market rate units, 0 guaranteed affordable, 46 parking stalls, proposal is for 170 market rate, 40 affordable, 0 parking stalls.

Inclusionary Housing In Sellwood Hits Parking Stumbling Block

In February 2017, new inclusionary housing rules went into effect in Portland and, as of early April, there has been...

A group of Shoupistas

Portland Parking Happy Hour: 2/28 @ Fifth Quadrant

It’s been a while since we’ve had a social event. Join your fellow Shoupistas at the Fifth Quadrant (3901 N...

A parking garage right next to a light rail station.

PDC’s Parking Problem Restricts Ability To Deliver On Strategic Goals

The Portland Development Commission has a parking problem. The agency has committed to spending $32 million in taxpayer provided urban renewal...

Cars in traffic with downtown Portland in the background.

6 Parking Policy Priorities For Portland In 2017

In 2016, Portland parking advocates scored a number of important victories: in February, downtown meter rates increased; in April, City...

Parking Minimums Effectively Repealed In Portland – What’s Next?

Parking Minimums Effectively Repealed In Portland – What’s Next?

It took almost four years, but Portland’s growing Shoupista movement succeeded in effectively repealing off-street parking requirements imposed in 2013....

Graphic showing a comparison of a 2 bedroom apartment layout with 675 sq feet and similar sized layout for two parking stalls.

Ask Your Favorite Local Business To Support Better Parking Policy

Our efforts to eliminate minimum parking requirements have gotten a boost this last week from the Portland Independent Chamber of...

A street with cars parked on it and a laundromat

Portland’s Parking Problem Is An Excess Of Free On-Street Parking

Everyone needs to wash their clothes. Society provides a number of ways for people to manage this necessity. Some people...

Cars in traffic with downtown Portland in the background.

Let City Council Know: Affordable Housing Outranks Parking For Cars

Note: For many of us it is hard to think of much else these days than the recent election results....

Portland City Council To Consider Repealing 2013 Minimum Parking Requirements

Minimum parking requirements imposed in 2013 have contributed to the housing crisis in Portland by increasing the cost of building...

People testify on October 13th at city council, for more parking requirements.

Opposition To Parking Reform Surfaces And Unwittingly Supports Arguments For Reforms

Written testimony will be accepted on this topic until 8AM on Monday, October 17th! Let City Council know you want...