Global Warming Commission Roadmap to 2020 Public Hearing: Eugene

The second of four public workshops on the Global Warming Commission's Roadmap to 2020 will be held in Eugene on Thursday, May 26, from 7-9pm at the Eugene Hilton. Click here to read more about the workshop and initiative: http://www.registerguard.com/web/opinion/26271597-47/oregon-climate-commission-roadmap-energy.html.csp

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/26/2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Molalla City Council Withdraws Urban Reserves Proposal

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends Communications Intern

In a victory for Clackamas County agriculture, the City of Molalla urban reserves proposal is dead. Following a rejection of the proposed 2,290-acre urban reserve by the Clackamas County Commissioners on Wednesday morning, the Molalla City Council voted Wednesday evening to drop the urban reserves proposal entirely. 1000 Friends had strongly opposed the proposal, which would have largely consisted of lands zoned as agriculture.

Lane County Board Votes to Move Forward with West Eugene EmX

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends of Oregon Communications Intern

The Lane County intergovernmental Metropolitan Policy Committee has voted 8-1 to proceed with environmental studies on the West Eugene EmX extension, an important victory for the vital transit project.

Springfield Sees No Need to Expand UGB for Residential Lands

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends of Oregon Communications Intern

The City of Springfield’s residential land and housing needs analysis, reviewed Monday at a joint hearing of the City Council and the Lane County Commissioners, has concluded that no expansion of the urban growth boundary is necessary to meet the City’s residential needs for the next 20 years.

Three Important Planning & Transportation Hearings in Eugene/Springfield Next Week

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends of Oregon Communications Intern

Several important land use and transportation planning events will be held in the Eugene/Springfield area next week, and each is an important opportunity to share your voice on key issues for the region's future. 

Eugene EMX Bus Rapid Transit Hearing

The Lane Transit District intergovernmental Metropolitan Policy Committee holds a public hearing on the proposed West Eugene EmX bus rapid transit extension, a key piece of backbone infrastructure that is essential to Eugene's visionary urban growth plans.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/05/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Envision Eugene Draft Plan Public Hearing

The Envision Eugene planning process, which will produce a comprehensive plan to guide Eugene's development over the next 20 years, holds a public hearing on its draft plan, April 25 at City Hall Council Chamber, 777 Pearl Street.

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/25/2011 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Envision Eugene Draft Proposal Meeting

The Envision Eugene planning process, which will produce a comprehensive plan to guide Eugene's development over the next 20 years, holds a Public Meeting and Q&A on its draft plan, Tuesday, April 4 at the Downtown Library, 100 West 10th Ave..

Event Date: 
Mon, 04/04/2011 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Oregon Active Transportation Summit

Biking and walking activists converge on Salem for the Oregon Active Transportation Summit March 29-30, for two days of learning, networking, and lobbying legislators to encourage sustainable transportation alternatives in Oregon communities.

Conference speakers and panelists on the 29th include Andy Clark of the League of American Bicyclists; Lynn Peterson, transportation advisor to Governor John Kitzhaber; and Scott Bricker of America Walks. The 30th is a lobby day at the Capitol.

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/29/2011 (All day) - Wed, 03/30/2011 (All day)

Lessons on Building Community by Building on Learning

Cascadia Green Building Council presents 3 evening lectures featuring Dale Mikkelsen, Planning and Sustainability Manager for Simon Fraiser University (SFU) in British Columbia, Canada. 

Learning to be Living - Lessons in Building Community by Building on Learning

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/01/2011 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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