Posts by TonyJ

Parking vs Housing: Mayor Wheeler Calls Debate ‘Over’

Convenient parking is a problem in parts of Portland, Mayor Ted Wheeler conceded last week. But it’s a smaller problem...

Cars, Parking meters, and parking signs

Innovative Permit Changes Proposed In NW Portland

When Portland City Council decided not to extend minimum parking requirements into Northwest Portland in July 2016 the Northwest Portland...

Build Housing, Not Parking

Ask Commissioner Eudaly To Remove Barriers To Affordable Housing

A proposal to build 40 affordable apartments in Sellwood is at risk because of minimum parking requirements. Currently, to qualify...

Inclusionary Housing In Sellwood Hits Parking Stumbling Block

Update: Take a minute and email Commissioner Eudaly at chloe@portlandoregon.gov. Ask her to look into this situation in Sellwood. Ask...

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Parking Minimums Effectively Repealed In Portland – What’s Next?

Parking Minimums Effectively Repealed In Portland – What’s Next?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