Some Facts About Portland
Portland has become a PR machine for the light rail & streetcar industries. This site tells visiting delegations the other side. We have made every effort to have all of our conclusions trackable back to the original sources - look for the links - Questions: email our webmaster New/changed items in red
Complete Columbia River
Crossing Project 836 page DEIS & Appendix
in one pdf file (95 meg) ; Technical Reports:
125 files in 406 MEG zip
Coming Soon (this is our notes & our to do section - please ignore it, unless you want to suggest that we add something)
|Video:We don't reduce congestion anymore
Video: LRT isn't transport - it is development
Audio: Window Shop from your car
Safety of Bus, LRT, Car, Bike
Note on politics of fear
Worst increase in traffic congestion in the country
Portland's Pearl District
Portland's North Macadam District (South Waterfront)
What does the UGB really cost?
land for jobs
Spending a BILLION to deal with sewers in high density
World, Europe, USA, Local Population trends
Streetcars have sex appeal.
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Biking in Portland Rain
Critical mass/Zoo Bombers
Disabled/elderly & transit
Portland's mass transit increases market share!
This presentation further develops my ongoing argument that the big debates about the nature of our world continue to reflect the contest between the Enlightenment and Romanticism.1 Of course these two modes of thought overlap in their influence on all of our lives. The most rational of us is likely to have some affection for nature and an appreciation of one or more of the arts. So we are talking about positions on a spectrum rather than a clash between polar opposites..This presentation examines Smart Growth, and Visioning as a means of managing our urban and rural environments, within the context of this ongoing debate.New Road to Serfdom
Technifilm - we have come into posession of some film that was in the vaults when Technifilm closed. If you know who might own this film, please contact the webmaster.