No Room For Parking At Many New Apartment Complexes

By Rob Manning
Published: August 15, 2012
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Apartment buildings are going up all over Portland, this summer. The construction is a positive trend in the sluggish economy. But nearly two-thirds of the recent projects are going up without any parking places.

This isn’t a reflection of a big change in policy – it reflects a change in demand.

Patricia Cates lives in downtown Portland. She’s single, and works for a local non-profit. Evan Burton is married and lives on Portland’s east side. He teaches college classes and works weatherizing homes.

They live in apartments, and neither of them owns a car.

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