Portland has room to move

September 17, 2009,AEDT

According to OregonLive.com the Portland city has announced plans to accommodate another 1 million people by increasing the density of the existing urban areas. The Portland plans to encourage developers to build up not out to increase density and reduce the dependence on cars. By redeveloping of  existing  buildings and | Read More

Increased Density could mean reduced emissions

September 9, 2009,AEDT

Last week the NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL released a report titled DRIVING AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: THE EFFECTS OF COMPACT DEVELOPMENT ON MOTORIZED TRAVEL, ENERGY USE, AND CO2 EMISSIONS stating that Increasing population and employment density in metropolitan areas could reduce vehicle travel, energy use, and CO2 emissions from less than | Read More

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