Willamette Week: Bill Could "Bust the Boundary"

Nigel Jaquiss
Willamette Week
Wed, 01/22/2014 - 9:00am

Willamette Week's Nigel Jaquiss reports on an unprecedented bill that could nuke Oregon's established local process for land use planning and force the implementation of Metro's 2011 urban growth boundary expansion.

McCall Society Speaker Series: Benjamin Ross in Eugene and Portland

McCall Society Speaker Series
Benjamin Ross: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism

1000 Friends is pleased to welcome author Benjamin Ross to our 2014 McCall Society Speaker Series. Ross's new book, Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism, is a history and a strategy for creating more livable places and fighting suburban sprawl. Ross will speak in Eugene and Portland.

Event Date: 
Mon, 05/05/2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

McCall Society Speaker Series: Benjamin Ross in Eugene and Portland

McCall Society Speaker Series
Benjamin Ross, "Dead End: Suburban Sprawl and the Rebirth of American Urbanism"

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/04/2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

McCall Speaker Series: Julie Campoli on "Made for Walking"

McCall Society Speaker Series: 

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

More Super-Siting from the Oregon Legislature?

A potential bill in the 2014 legislative session could usurp citizen appeals and open Washington County farmland to immediate development, The Oregonian's Christian Gaston reports. It's another example of legislative "super-siting": overriding local plans to pave the way for development.

McCall Society Speaker Series: Sy Adler & George Crandall on Transportation in Portland

McCall Society Speaker Series: 

Sy Adler & George Crandall: Transportation in Portland (Failed Freeways)

1000 Friends is pleased to co-sponsor an event with the City Club of Portland:

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Today on the Land Use Trail: Astoria

Throughout the year, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, November 12: Astoria, a city with deep history and a bright future.

The CRC's Next Big Barrier: Tolls

Jeff Manning
The Oregonian
Wed, 11/06/2013 (All day)

When Washington rejected funding the border-crossing CRC freeway and bridge project, Oregon proponents said our state could go it alone. That creates a bunch of new costs, including, The Oregonian reports today, tens of millions of dollars to create the infrastructure for tolling the bridge.

Today on the Land Use Trail: Corvallis

CorvallisThroughout the year, we'll be featuring stops on our Land Use Trail. Today, October 30: Corvallis, a sustainable city located in the Willamette Valley that’s been repeatedly recognized as one of the top 10 places to live in America.

Oregon's Choice: It's About Our Values

Jason Miner, Executive Director
BlueOregon

North out of downtown, Interstate 5 cuts through neighborhoods and crosses the Northwest’s greatest river, the Columbia, after only a few miles. How we decide the future of that corridor and that crossing will shape this region – and Oregon – for decades.

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