The Livability List: Social Media Highlights, May 30-June 11

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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Looking Back at Land Use Bill Passage
40 years ago Tom McCall signed into law Senate Bill 100. This bill created the land use planning program as we know it, as Peter Wong reports.

Know Your Strawberries
Bon Appetit wants you to know your strawberry varieties.

Tualitan Valley Approves New Scenic Bikeway
The Oregon State Parks & Recreation Commission has approved the 50-mile Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway.

Oregon Agriculture Remains Strong
The Oregon Department of Agriculture reports another record high in agriculture sales for the state.
Google Street View Image

Lesson for Oregonians: Unsafe Streets in Seattle
A Google Street View scene (above) has the Seattle Bike Blog concerned about the safety of children and pedestrians in some Seattle neighborhoods.  

Our Take on Agriculture & GMO's
GMO contamination is bad for Oregon's economy, because it harms Oregon agriculture.. 

Cycling in Low-income Communities
The Atlantic Cities examines cycling infrastructure and equity issues.