- Author: Michael Anderson
- Source: Sightline
- Date: 08/11/2020
“Portland’s city council set a new bar for North American housing reform Wednesday by legalizing up to four homes on…
Housing’s Price noted, “To ensure the balance of equity, the growing best practice is to create a 15-minute city.” Called “urban planning’s new utopia,” the idea is to provide a person’s services and amenities within a 15-minute walk or bike ride from their home. Thus they avoid car usage for short trips.
City transportation officials professed to be on the same page. They were given prominence of place in the presentation, noting that housing and transportation can easily make up 70% of a household’s expenses.
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