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]

Making community connections on the Willamette River

by appell 9/29/2015 1:50 PM
On September 23rd, community members had a firsthand experience of Portland’s working waterfront through a boat tour from downtown Portland to the tip of Sauvie Island, stopping at Swan Island Lagoon and Willamette Cove. Stakeholders from Portland’s houseless community and representati... [More]

Lighting the way with efficiency

by appell 9/15/2015 9:04 AM
How do you reduce energy consumption at a port? Look at the lights. Fall 2015 marks the beginning of a two-year project to invest in new energy efficient LED lighting across Port facilities. While new lighting may seem like a small change, it adds up to big energy savings.  The new upgrades w... [More]

Port invests in students

by bielem 6/9/2015 10:43 AM
  The Port is known for investing time, energy and resources in marine terminals, runways and industrial parks. But it doesn’t stop with new infrastructure —the Port also invests in students. Started in 1995, the Port’s internship program provides students from area colleg... [More]

Port launches Jobs @ PDX

by bielem 6/3/2015 3:41 PM
    Have a friend or family member interested in joining the PDX team? We’ve just launched Jobs @ PDX, a one-stop website for finding jobs at the airport, from barista to baggage handler and everything in-between.   The new Jobs @ PDX site makes it easy to identify opportuni... [More]

Scouts explore PDX for Alaska Airlines Aviation Days

by bielem 5/22/2015 10:38 AM
    If you stopped by the Horizon Airlines hanger at PDX last weekend and saw the 150 uniformed Boy and Girl Scouts inside, you might have wondered what they were doing so far from the Great Outdoors. The Scouts were exploring the world of flight by participating in the 5th annual Ala... [More]


Teddy Roosevelt to make an appearance at PDX

by bielem 4/28/2015 11:20 AM
    If you missed President Teddy Roosevelt’s most recent visit to Portland—back in 1903—you have another opportunity to catch the Rough Rider in action at PDX on Wednesday, April 29. Roosevelt impersonator Joe Wiegand will be at the Pendleton Woolen Mills store in t... [More]