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Metro Will Not Expand Urban Growth Boundary

OPB | Nov. 13, 2015 12:45 p.m.

For the first time since the 1970s, Metro has voted not to expand the region's Urban Growth Boundary, saying there is enough room for the projected 400,000 new residents set to arrive in the next 20 years.

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Portland's For-Hire Transportation Experiment To Wrap Up Next Month

OPB | July 27, 2015 12:20 p.m. | Portland

In April, Portland started a four-month pilot program deregulating the taxi industry and allowing ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally for the first time.

Arts | Transportation | State of Wonder

Sahel Sounds Takes On Tuareg Rock Film

OPB | Jan. 25, 2014 1:11 a.m. | Portland

Musicologist Christopher Kirkley's love for Saharan guitarists inspired him to take on an homage to Purple Rain, recast in Africa.