The City of Portland has been referred to as one of the most environmentally conscious or "green" cities in the United States. It ranks highly among the most bicycle friendly cities in the world. A 2011 study by Walk Score ranked Portland 12th most walkable of fifty largest U.S. cities. Learn more about Portland and its progressive approach to get people out of the car and moving. See how programs like “Portland Sunday Parkways” connect neighborhoods and people through a series of free events opening the city’s streets to walking and biking.
Former Mayor Sam Adams stars in this clip from the hit IFC show "Portlandia".
Downtown Portland is praised for its walkability, earning a 96 out of 100 points on the website walkscore.com. Former Mayor Sam Adams explains why.
Episode 3 of City Walk ventures back in time and across the continent as the walking revolution spreads from New York City parks to Portland's walkability to the rugged canyons and trails of Orange County. Featuring Maryland's Iverson Mall Walkers, an uncommon group of people who will line dance their way into your heart.