Need to plug in your electric vehicle? PDX has you covered

by appell 2/26/2016 9:15 AM
Portland International Airport offers travelers and employees 48 electric vehicle charging stations—the largest installation of commercial stations at an airport in the United States. The PDX economy parking lot has 24 L1 PowerPost™ EV charging stations, available in two separate area... [More]

Sinking Equipment and Buzzing Bees: Overcoming Challenges on Government Island

by appell 2/5/2016 1:21 PM
The Government Island Grassland Enhancement project work crew before equipment is barged off the island. September 21, 2015: The Port of Portland ecologists and partners looked on in disappointment as the truck and trailer carrying the seed and drill seeder sunk deep into the dry sand of the Colu... [More]

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Muddy your rental? Learn what happens when you return it to PDX

by appell 1/22/2016 10:58 AM
It’s common to return a dirty rental car to PDX after an Oregon travel adventure. Companies must clean them quickly to make sure they’re ready for the next client, which requires labor, space, water and energy. To meet growing demand, the Port of Portland will construct a Quick Turn-A... [More]

Call for Entries: Honoring Our Rivers Student Anthology

by appell 1/14/2016 9:46 AM
Nature is a source of inspiration for all, especially children. Students from kindergarten to 12th grade and undergraduates are invited to submit their original artwork for the 2016 Honoring our Rivers Student Anthology. The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2016. Work can be submitted direc... [More]

PORT Profiles: Urban Gleaners - PDX’s Food Donation Partner

by appell 12/10/2015 12:10 PM
January 2016 UPDATE: The PDX Holiday Food Donation Drive raised $388.11 for Urban Gleaners, enough to cover fuel and vehicle costs for 30 round trips to PDX to pick up donated food! Check out how the program stacks up against other airports across the country in this USA Today article. Urban Gleane... [More]

Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park: Fall 2015 Wetland Enhancement Update

by appell 12/4/2015 9:40 AM
The TRIP 90-acre wetland mitigation area is in the open space west of Sundial Road and north of Marine Drive. If you have been near the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park (TRIP) recently, you may have noticed growing site activity and a larger pond of water. This brownfield site was once consider... [More]

PORTraits in Sustainability: Mia Yang, Project Engineer

by appell 11/17/2015 1:14 PM
In all organizations, employees are the greatest asset. In fact, the Port of Portland recently launched a new careers website with the tag line – “We’re not what you’d expect,” to welcome the next group of innovators. Port of Portland commits to yearly environmental ... [More]

10 tips for a greener office from the Port’s sustainability experts

by appell 11/3/2015 1:59 PM
The City of Portland recently recognized the Port of Portland’s headquarters building for environmental excellence through the Sustainability at Work Certification program. It takes 45 actions to achieve “Gold” status and the Port achieved more than 60! The Port’s platinum ... [More]

Portland-area airports lead in reducing carbon emissions

by appell 10/20/2015 10:40 AM
Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) once again recognized Portland International, Hillsboro and Troutdale Airports for leadership in managing carbon emissions. First achieving Airport Carbon Accreditation in 2014, Port of Portland’s airports are a part of an elite g... [More]

Port of Portland receives award for managing earthquake risk

by appell 10/7/2015 8:36 AM
Earthquake threat is on the minds of Oregonians...How will it happen? Am I prepared? Planning is critical to ensure safety and resilience.  These same questions concern Port engineers and managers when considering essential infrastructure assets that the Port maintains and operates. The airpo... [More]