Topic: Oregon Solutions
Ideas We Should Steal: Public Toilets
Sometimes, you really, really need to go. That’s why Philly is looking to Portland to adopt a successful model of free public bathrooms.
Ideas We Should Steal: Reason to Run
An Oregon-based prison running program is helping incarcerated women with their mental and physical health, while giving them tools that discourage recidivism. Could it do the same in Philly?
Ideas We Should Steal: The Housing Reform We Really Need
Portland, Oregon, just passed the most revolutionary urban zoning reform in recent history to keep residents from being displaced. In Philly, that could bring housing relief to tens of thousands
Ideas We Should Steal: Putting Panhandlers to Work in Portland
In this Solution of the Day, instead of taking punitive measures, the city of Portland, Maine hires panhandlers to clean its parks