Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar
Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon
Actually, this claim is literally true, but why live in an expensive mixed-use apartment
just so you can impulse buy an occasional expensive food item?
You don't live on milk. You also need bread, meat, veggies, paper goods, and a myriad
of other things. If you walk to to the local mixed use grocery store, you will find
limited selection (because of the store's small customer base) and high prices (because
it is located on expensive real-estate and has low sales per square foot).
You will find money invested in a little gasoline for your car pays handsome dividends
in wider selection, fresher products and lower costs.
False Promises: High Density will let you walk to the store to get a quart of milk