• Posts Tagged ‘I-5’

    VELOPROVO Launches, Car Culture Trembles.

    by  • April 1, 2013 • Austerity, Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland • 4 Comments

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    Monday, April 1st, 2013 • Portland, Oregon Sunday saw the inaugural launch of a new league of tactical urbanists calling themselves VELOPROVO.  Expanded from the Dutch word for ‘provocateur’, the group has formed in response to big money interests pushing auto-centric infrastructure, and due to the  ineffectiveness of compromised “nonprofit” franchises who no longer...

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    As the CRC approaches, it’s time to ask ourselves, WWJJD?

    by  • January 28, 2013 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 0 Comments

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    This article was originally published on Blue Oregon.  “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” ~ Jane Jacobs It was recently reported that the highly controversial 12 lane Columbia River Crossing freeway expansion has finally received an overhaul of sorts.  For years,...

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    Slaughter the Freeways: A Radical Livable Streets Movement

    by  • December 2, 2012 • Columbia River Crossing, Hart, Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, Sustainable Cities • 4 Comments

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    Where Are the Slayers of the Mt. Hood Freeway Today? In the 1960s in Portland, Oregon the proposed Mt Hood Freeway was a done deal. By 1972 the plan for the freeway had perished. In 1967 the city proposed making the Harbor Drive highway even wider. Several years later that highway was ripped from...

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