Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Will Renters Give Up Their Cars? Newer Apartments Have Little or No Parking

Last month, Northwest Portland's neighborhood association presented the city with a position paper asking that new apartment buildings be required to provide at least some off-street parking for residents.

Throughout Northwest Portland, 1,475 new apartments have been built in the last three years or are under construction, according to a survey by association board member Ron Walters. In the past two years, Walters says, only about a third to a quarter of those apartments have come with on-site parking. Read more