Feb. 11, 2011

Portland Leads the Nation in Public Transportation

Portland is a highly ranked city for many things.  Portland is considered the countries Greenest city, the mostPet-Friendly, to have the best long-term value in real estate and one of my favorites, has the countries besthappy hour scene.

Well, now there is another to add to that list.  Researchers at U.S. News completed a study using  data from the Federal Transit Administration and APTA  to show which cities are among the best in the country for public transportation.

The cities were ranked on a combination of things, including money spent on the system, ridership and safety.  Portland came out on top in their analysis.

To view Portland real estate listings, click on the map.

I have seen a larger number of clients asking me to show them Portland real estate closer to public transportation.  Others who are interested in neighborhoods with good bike lanes and routes to certain parts of the city.  Come to think of it, it has been a while since anyone has asked for a 3 car garage.

To read the entire article, click here.

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Rich Peralta is a real estate professional in the Portland Metro Area,  including Lake Oswego and  West Linn Real Estate.

He can be reached at 503.961.2181 or by e-mail at rich.peralta@exprealty.com

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Originally posted on West Linn Real Estate.


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