The Livability List: Social Media Highlights, July 3-16

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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We looked at Oregon’s big year in fruit crops.

A new Brookings Institution study found a disconnect between transit, workers, and jobs.

Scientific American asked, has the U.S. has reached “peak car?”

A 25 acre park was proposed in Portland’s Cully neighborhood.

Our new July e-newsletter, Oregon Stories, was released, featuring stories about Dr. Richard Jackson's recent visit to Oregon, a bike trip in Helvetia, and our new Land Use Is campaign.

We shared our thoughts on the new federal transportation bill.

Atlantic Cities shared a great video from Cleveland on small changes to a street having big impacts.

Hillsdale is aiming to be more walkable for everyone, reported the Oregonian.

The Oregonian profiled a developer of suburban shopping malls who thinks the future is in downtown.

Two Oregon metros performed well in Richard Florida’s new list of top US tech metros.