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In Sellwood, the key to Portland’s new affordable housing program turns out to be … no parking

This is a guest post from the blog of Portland for Everyone, which covers housing abundance, diversity and affordability in...

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...

Parking Is Often Over-Supplied at Transit-Oriented Development

In the past two decades transit oriented development (TOD)—compact, walkable, and mixed-use development centered around high quality transit—has become an...

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Parking Minimums Effectively Repealed In Portland – What’s Next?

Parking Minimums Effectively Repealed In Portland – What’s Next?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

Portland’s Parking Policy Puts Car Storage Before Housing Affordability

Portland’s Parking Policy Puts Car Storage Before Housing Affordability

A brand new apartment building with 268 units on N. Williams Ave. opened last month.  This apartment is within a...

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...

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