Brian Gerber, Thomas Rigler
Portland, Oregon has been hailed to as one of the most environmentally conscious, green cities in the United States. It ranks highly among the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world and is cutting edge about getting people out of their cars. Learn more about the city's progressive approach to get its citizens walking and using alternative transportation. See how programs like "Portland Sunday Parkways" connect neighborhoods and people through a series of free events that open the city’s streets, and how Safe Routes to School's efforts are getting kids walking and reducing childhood obesity.