Not the thread, the weather.
- Bike Portland reports on a new parking proposal from the City of Portland, on how to deal with the issue of tenants in no-parking-provided apartments consuming on-street parking in single-family neighborhoods: Neighborhoods could vote to create parking districts (encompassing the single-family-zoned areas); if established, then parking permits would be required to park overnight. Homeowners in the neighborhood would get first crack at the parking permits; apartment dwellers would be able to purchase anything left over.
- Only six weeks left until the opening of the Orange Line, and many Southeast bus lines change.
- Car2Go is shrinking its service area in Portland. And it appears that the cuts may disproportionately affect minorities.
- Metro is starting public outreach for the 2018 Regional Transportation Plan update.
- Portland-based transportation planner Jarrett Walker is once again offering his transportation planning course this fall.
- King County Metro (in Seattle), which presently runs numerous electric trolleybus lines (useful on the steep slopes of Seattle) is testing battery-powered electric buses.