Open House on Metro's Community Investment Strategy

Metro's chief operating officer issued a set of recommendations on Aug. 10, calling for a regional approach to community investment for everything from pipes to parks to green jobs. Your comments and ideas about community investments as well as about potential urban growth boundary expansion areas will help inform decisions this fall.

This open house will be held from 5-7pm at:

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/13/2010 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

LCDC Meeting - Salem

The Land Conservation and Development Commission will be meeting in Salem on September 1st and 2nd.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/01/2010 - 1:00pm - Thu, 09/02/2010 - 5:00pm

Join us at the Forest Grove Farmers Market

Stop by and visit us today at the Forest Grove Farmers Market today between 4-8pm. We'll have a table and will be talking with market patrons about ways to protect farmland in Washington County.

The Forest Grove Farmers Market is located on Main Street in the heart of downtown Forest Grove.

Contact Tara Sulzen ( if you're interested in joining us as a volunteer.

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/25/2010 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Jarrett Walker of

Jarrett Walker of
A Field Guide to Transit Quarrels

Please join Council President David Bragdon in welcoming Jarrett Walker to Metro for a brown bag presentation focused on transportation planning options. Jarrett Walker is a transit planning consultant and the author of the popular transit weblog

What: Jarrett Walker Brown Bag Presentation- A field guide to transit quarrels

When: Tuesday, July 27th, Noon to1pm

Where: Metro Council Chambers- 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland, OR 97232

Event Date: 
Tue, 07/27/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Support 1000 Friends by Shopping at Whole Foods in Tanasbourne

We are honored to have been selected by Whole Foods Tanasbourne to be their Community Partner for the month of July. Anytime you stop in to Whole Foods Tanasbourne and bring your own bag, you can donate the money you save to 1000 Friends, right at the register!

Please pass the opportunity along to friends and supporters in Washington County.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/01/2010 (All day) - Sat, 07/31/2010 (All day)

Volunteer Training in Washington County

1000 Friends will be tabling and clipboarding at Farmers Markets and events this summer and fall and need volunteer support! Come to our Volunteer Training to learn about the urban and rural reserves process and ways you can help raise awareness about the importance of protecting farmland and investing in our town centers.

Event Date: 
Mon, 07/12/2010 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Visit 1000 Friends at Whole Foods in Tanasbourne

1000 Friends will have a table at the Tanasbourne Whole Foods for their Community Soapbox Day. We're looking for volunteers to join us! For more information, contact Field Organizer, Tara Sulzen (503) 497-1000 or Hope you'll come by to visit while you shop!

Date: Saturday, July 10th, 2-5pm

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/10/2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet Your LCDC Commissioners - Salem

The Land Conservation and Development Commission will be meeting in Salem, July 21-23.

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/22/2010 - 8:30am - Fri, 07/23/2010 - 5:00pm

Rally for Transit Funding

Join the Amalgamated Transit Union and partners to rally for transit funding.

Where: Director's Park in Portland (SW Park and Taylor)

When: 4pm on June 11th

Contact: Michael J. Pucik 503-730-6585

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/11/2010 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Why You Ride Where You Ride

Why You Ride Where You Ride

Portland State University
Center for Transportation Studies
Spring 2010 Transportation Seminar Series

Speaker: Joe Broach, PhD student, Urban Studies, Portland State University

Topic: Developing a Bicyclist Route Choice Model Using GPS Data

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/28/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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