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A city-funded program covers bus, train and plane tickets or gas money for the homeless if they can prove they have housing waiting elsewhere, KGW-TV reports.
Mayor Charlie Hales of Portland, Oregon, uses an “innovation fund” to provide seed money for high-risk municipal projects that wouldn’t receive support from the city budget, Governing reports.
The Tilikum Crossing would serve a range of public transit options, including buses, streetcars and light rail, according to Citylab.
Statistics spanning a decade document a dramatic rise in cycling to work, the U. S. Census Bureau finds in a new report.
A report from two advocacy groups that promote urban bike lanes touts the economic advantages of cycling infrastructure.
New housing developments in Portland and Toronto cater to young people without cars to park, TreeHugger reports.
Boston, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Portland, Oregon, and Seoul are among the cities that have demolished highways – and discovered that pollution diminished, local roads absorbed traffic and real estate values soared.