Saturday, October 8, 2011

Scenes From Portland

If you want to see cutting edge local government at work, turn to Portland, Oregon. On all of the municipal vehicles it says, "City of Portland - A City That Works.

On the cusp of extremely efficient transit service delivery and a free downtown streetcar program, Portland makes greater Vancouver look sick. Add the massive bicycle infrastructure and huge amount of people that commute by bike, and you truly have a city that WORKS. I love Portland, can you tell?

Here are some photos I took in Portland during my few days here on business. I'll try to post more as the week progresses. Hope you enjoy an unusual glimpse into the City of Portland.

Need to drive a car?

Tired of crazy large recycling bins in Langley, if you can find one? These are everywhere in Portland...

Looking for a way to harness some energy from the roof of your commercial building?

In Portland, even Starbucks Isn't "normal". You can buy beer and wine in a Portland Starbucks.

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
-- Steve Jobs

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