Portland Metro Area
Women lag in bike riding and business
August 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
0811_WomenLagInBikeRidingEvery year, the Interbike trade show in Las Vegas sponsors a seminar about the female bike consumer. “It’s always the same material — how women have the buying power in the U.S.,” says Joan Martocello, a manager at Bike Gallery, a Portland bike store chain. “Then you go into bike shops and still see the girlie posters.” Even in cycle-friendly Portland, says Martocello, the male-dominated bike shop environment “is quite a bit intimidating for women.”
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Shipping up at the Port of Portland
August 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
0811_IndicatorsGraph_02Shipping improved at the Port of Portland in 2010.
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Nissan Leaf available to rent in Portland
High Five
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is offering a Nissan Leaf electric car for rent at its downtown Portland location.
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Nordstrom landlord sues TMT Development
High Five
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Parr Financial, the investment firm that owns Portland's Nordstrom building, has filed a lawsuit against TMT Development for its crane on the Park Avenue West site.
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Portland to test pay-by-phone parking
High Five
Monday, July 11, 2011
Drivers in Portland's Pearl District will get to test parking that bypasses meters and uses a pay-by-phone method instead.
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