The Intermodalists: ODOT Highway Division Administrator Paul Mather and Transportation Development Division Administrator Jerri Bohard.(Photo: ODOT) The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has announced another shift in their approach to transportation planning and it couldn't come at a...
The "spiderweb" of Regional Bicycle Parkways as envisioned in Metro's plan. Metro will host an open house tomorrow (5/23) for their Regional Active Transportation Plan. The plan will be the region's first specifically tailored to bicycling, walking and access to transit. The planning effort has been...
A dilemma suggests a choice between two or more equally undesirable alternatives. It’s a frequent managerial situation where a decision, and ultimately trade offs must be made to solve a problem. The real problem is not the lack of attractive alternatives, but a lack of understanding of the problem itself.
A truncated quote is often attributed to Peter Drucker, “You can’t manage what you cannot measure.” The continuation of that thought continues, “You can’t measure everything that matters.” The first half has become embedded into our DNA. The second half is simply...
Towards the end of the glorious 80′s, a genius came up with this amazing idea: to bring the blues to Portland. Although it initially didn’t create much of a spark throughout the state, it continued to grow throughout the 90′s and into the massive awesomeness that it is today. National Blues musicians come through Portland, […]
I’ve been to so many First Thursdays and consider it one of the greatest ongoing events in Portland. Of all the galleries, there is only one place that hosts the ultimate First Thursday experience. Lizard Lounge has been holding these events since they first opened. Each event showcases art and music from the Northwest. Somehow, […]
When I first became of age in Portland, OR, Citysearch was the place for information about where to go Friday night. I hated Citysearch. It felt fake. It made me believe that the only genuine reviews they had to offer were the over-the-top negative comments. My knowledge of bars in my area and where I […]
Definitions: Iditarod – an important dogsled race run annually on the Iditarod Trail Urban Iditarod – a human-led shopping kart race run annually through SE, NW and SW Portland bars. ?There are no winner, there are no losers, there are just a bunch of belligerent people.? KATU NEWS The insanity of Portland’s urban iditarod can […]
We'll have a month to sift through the rumors and speculation to try to figure out what's going on inside Neil Olshey's mind leading up to the NBA draft on June 27. Before we begin, we want to know where you stand. What do you want to see the Blazers do with the No. 10 pick?
There's plenty of time between now and the NBA draft (Thursday, June 27), so there will be plenty of speculation, rumors, mock drafts, guessing and second guessing at what Neil Olshey and the Blazers will do with their No. 10 pick. Here's the first run.