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Recent Press Releases

  • How to Finance the Northwest’s Transmission Lines

    As utilities and the Bonneville Power Administration balk at multibillion-dollar grid investments and threaten the region’s climate progress, Inslee, Cantwell, and others can break the funding deadlock with three smart actions.

    September 12, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Moore, Sightline Institute,   FULL ARTICLE: Who Will Pay for Cascadia’s Transmission Lines?  OREGON and WASHINGTON – The Pacific Northwest will need billions of dollars invested in its grid to achieve stated climate goals, [...] Read more »

  • Portland’s Inclusionary Housing Program Looks Cost-Efficient, & Full Funding Is in Reach

    A new economic study commissioned by the City of Portland points to a set of policy changes that could make its affordability mandate more productive.

    August 1, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Andersen, Sightline Institute,   PORTLAND, OR – A new city-commissioned study of Portland’s six-year-old affordability mandate for new apartment buildings suggests that the rental program can work well when fully funded, but that it [...] Read more »

  • Legislation Against Parking Mandates Spreads across US

    A full list of passed and proposed measures to curb costly parking minimums amid a worsening housing shortage and consumer appetite for walkable communities.

    July 20, 2023 MEDIA CONTACT: Michael Andersen, Sightline Institute,   PORTLAND, OR – In the 2023 legislative session, more than a dozen US states have proposed legislation to reduce the overbuilding of parking lots. That’s according to a newly published [...] Read more »