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How Dense And Tall Should Portland's Neighborhoods Be?

OPB | June 08, 2015

As the population of the city continues to increase, what should neighborhoods look like as they respond to those demands?

Portland Mayor Wants To Overhaul Urban Renewal Approach

OPB | March 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hoping to pass a proposal this week that would change the city's approach to several urban renewal areas.

Rebroadcast: The Past Present And Future Of The South Waterfront

OPB | Dec. 19, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We're listening back to a show we did in late October focusing on how Portland's South Waterfront is developing.

Affordable Housing Forums Will Help Decide Next Steps

OPB | Sept. 18, 2014

THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.

Portland's 20-Year Growth Plan

OPB | July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: What will the Metro area look like in 20 years?

Legislative Compromise On Urban And Rural Reserves

OPB | Feb. 26, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Oregon lawmakers have negotiated a compromise for a key piece of the growth plan in the Portland-metro area.

Oregon's Abortion Rate Dropping

OPB | Feb. 04, 2014

TUESDAY: A national study shows falling rates of abortion across the country. Oregon's rate has also dropped significantly.

Brian Doyle's Defense Of The Suburbs

OPB | Dec. 06, 2013

FRIDAY: The suburbs are the focus of a lot of criticism in popular media, but author Brian Doyle argues much of it is undeserved.

School for the Blind

OPB | June 08, 2009

Should the state close the Oregon School for the Blind?