Portland is UPS’s pilot city for bicycle delivery system.
Although Germany easily beats the US in amount of garbage kept out of landfills at 65 percent, as a city, Portland has a higher rate of recycling of 70 percent.
And once again, Portland proves it just can’t handle its shit when it comes to snow, after hundreds of drivers chose to abandon their cars after several hours of standstill conditions on area roads.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Portland Tribune: Are Blazers fans No. 5 in NBA? Survey says that’s where they belong on die-hard list
- Portland Monthly: Portland’s Cultural Exports Might Never Take Over the World. Here’s Why That’s a Good Thing
- Portland Tribune: Portland tops world leader in recycling rate
- Portland Tribune: White House: Portland has ended veteran homelessness