The historic John Mock House will be open to the public on September 13, 2011. A reception and tour will be provided. Tickets are $15 ($10 for members of the Architectural Heritage Center). The home is on the National Register of Historic Places. [Read more…] about John Mock House Tour – pre-restoration
Portland State University has set up seven electric charging stations from six different manufacturers along a downtown street nicknamed “Electric Avenue” to conduct a study to see which chargers get used the most, who is using the technology, what users do while they wait for the cars to charge up, according to an article in the Associated Press. [Read more…] about Portland State Plugged Into Electric Car Push
The city of Portland, Ore. and IBM have seen the future and it’s virtual.
The two have teamed up to develop a virtual “SimCity” to better understand how communities work, according to a press release. The computer simulation allows city leaders to see how the various systems, including the economy, housing, education, public safety, transportation, healthcare/wellness, government services and utilities, work in conjunction. [Read more…] about IBM Helps Portland Go Virtual