Livability List August 8-19

It's sometimes hard to keep up with all the news in land use and livability. On Twitter and Facebook, 1000 Friends strives to keep you informed about what matters. But don't worry if you miss something along the way--our Livability List recaps some of our recent social media highlights.

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Winter’s Hill Winery is now the proud partner of 1000 Friends of Oregon for this years Willamette Week Give!Guide.

Hamburg New York is just one of the many places that shows us why we should build for people, and not cars. Read about how this village in upstate New York totally revitalized itself, starting with its Main Street. 

Check out what Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition is doing to help make streets in communities safer and more accessible for people. 

We had a great turnout for our Matt Love event at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. Here’s a recap of the event if you weren’t able to make it.

"I try to get my students down to the beach as much as possible,” to show them firsthand why Oregon is unique." -Matt Love

An Oregon State University archeological team is at Fort Yamhill digging up the remains of artifacts from the lives of mid to late 19th century Union Army Officers. We stopped by for a visit on the way to Lincoln City.

Do you know who the father of Oregon State Parks is? Find out here

The Coalition For A Livable Future has produced a cool new interactive way of mapping equity issues in the Portland Metro region with the Equity Atlas 2.0 Mapping Tool.

 

 

Text by Nathen Lamb, Communications Intern.