Strong Towns did a series based on a new report on walkable nighborhoods from the Regional Plan Association. Highlights include:
- More people want walkable communities, but outmoded regulations get in the way.
- Historical, walkable neighborhoods are a scarce commodity
- How the federal government can increase housing options
- Financing Rules Reinforce Concentrations of Poverty
Oregon Live op-eds. Two proposeto deal with affordable housing by ditching the urban growth boundary or limiting growth, and repeat many misconceptions in the process-- the last one provides some handy clarification.
- Want to make housing affordable? Ditch urban growth boundaries (OPINION)
- Limiting growth: How about a 'Petaluma Plan' for Portland? (Letters to the Editor)
- Stop blaming growth boundaries for housing costs (OPINION)