Tag: density

  • Requiem for a Greenway

    It was after 6:30, so the bulk of the evening rush had come and gone. Clinton Street would be quiet, relaxing, exhilarating…like the olden days. Or so I thought. Before I’d even ridden a block, I got the all-too familiar “Clinton Street Salute:” a car zipping around me too quickly and too closely. It presaged…

  • The hard part of higher density

    Efficient transit and denser land use go hand in hand; but increasing the density of an established urban area is often difficult and painful. An examination why.

  • Quick Density Quiz

    A quick quiz for all of you: What is the most dense city in the Portland Metropolitan area? Hint: It does not start with the letter “P”. Answer below the fold.