Ahhh, Portland. If just thinking about the Oregon city conjures up images of a hip culture brimming with great music and a laid-back attitude, delicious coffee available on most corners, lush, green spaces everywhere you look, along with plenty of rain . . . you’d be right. One of the most eco-friendly cities in the world, Portland is also a mecca for like-minded people who love and care for the planet, especially when it comes to getting around. Here’s why:
If you’re looking for a hip, eco-friendly place to visit with plenty of eco-friendly transportation options, look no further than Portland, Oregon!
Green Uptown: Top Ten Greenest Cities in the World for 2015
Wired: Why Portland’s Mass Transit Rocks
Portland Bureau of Transportation: Bicycle Master Plan
Puget Sound Transportation: Washington High Speed Rail Projects
Portland Bureau of Transportation: Bicycles in Portland Fact Sheet
Bike Portland: Portland inks $10 million “Biketown” deal with Nike as title sponsor of bike share system
Portland Bureau of Transportation: NIKE, Inc. to Sponsor Portland Bike Share
League of American Bicyclists: Bicycle Friendly America program
Forest Park Conservancy
Bicycling: America’s Best Bike Cities
Bicycling: America’s Top 50 Bike-Friendly Cities for 2012
CNN Money: Is your city the next Portlandia?