Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar
Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon
How Bad Is Houston?
We have heard a number of planners say that Houston's lack of planning is something
that we don't want to have here in Portland,
so just how bad is Houston compared to Portland?
Red shows how far you could travel in 2001 in 1/2 hour
Green shows how far you could travel in 1986 in 1/2 hour
(Houston built roads, Portland built light rail)
Graphic by Wendell Cox
5.1% (2006 Annual)
4.9 % (2006 Annual)
Average personal income
Average price of a home
Housing Affordability (home price / income)