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#1 Rail Paul

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 01:03 AM

NY Times has two articles about visiting Portland today.

The goal is to become a world class bicycling city, with the ability to bring your bike aboard any bus or tram, and visit any brewpub or pizza place you'd like. Ultimately, you won't need a car to accomplish most activities, which is unusual among western US cities.

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The Nines for $129

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#2 Cathy

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 03:54 PM

A friend and I spent a night and a day in Portland last summer (before heading to a farm in wine country) and walked everywhere - it's a lovely city to explore on foot.
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#3 rockdoggydog

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 12:47 AM

I haven't driven in Portland in several trips, heck I don't drive to Portland any more, I just take the train. I always manage to get to at least ten places in two to three days.

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#4 Sally Simpleton

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Posted 06 April 2009 - 04:59 PM

QUOTE(Rail Paul @ Apr 4 2009, 06:03 PM) View Post
NY Times has two articles about visiting Portland today.

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The Nines for $129


A good friend stayed at The Nines last week for several days -- she loved it.

Her pictures of the trip are here: