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Transportation Costs And The American Dream: Why A Lack Of Transportation Choices Strains The Family Budget And Hinders Home Ownership, Surface Transportation Policy Project Jul 2003

Transportation Costs And The American Dream: Why A Lack Of Transportation Choices Strains The Family Budget And Hinders Home Ownership, Surface Transportation Policy Project

Portland Regional Planning History

This report focuses on the relationship between the rising cost of transportation and family budgets


Highlights: Accomplishments Of Portland's Downtown Plan, Central City Plan, Albina Community Plan, Outer Southeast Community Plan, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Planning May 2000

Highlights: Accomplishments Of Portland's Downtown Plan, Central City Plan, Albina Community Plan, Outer Southeast Community Plan, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Planning

Portland Regional Planning History

All four plans were comprehensive. Their scope included transportation, housing, economic development, parks and open space, natural resources, urban design, and land use. Large scale planning efforts had previously focused on a limited set of concerns, such as parking, commercial revitalization, or housing. The Downtown Plan, Central City Plan, Albina Community Plan, and Outer Southeast Community Plan, on the other hand, evaluated, balanced, and integrated the different elements so that each action was taken in light of its effect on others. Extensive citizen involvement shaped the content of these plans and contributed to their success.


From Downtown Plan To Central City Summit: Trends In Portland's Central City, 1970-1998, Carl Abbott, Gerhard Pagenstecher, Britt Parrott Oct 1998

From Downtown Plan To Central City Summit: Trends In Portland's Central City, 1970-1998, Carl Abbott, Gerhard Pagenstecher, Britt Parrott

Portland Regional Planning History

A report to Association for Portland Progress, City of Portland, Metro, Multnomah County, Portland State University and State of Oregon.


Settlement Patterns In The Portland Region: A Historical Overview, Carl Abbott Jan 1994

Settlement Patterns In The Portland Region: A Historical Overview, Carl Abbott

Portland Regional Planning History

Cities exist because they serve two basic functions--to generate economic value and to sustain social and cultural values. In the most fundamental sense, the interaction of these two urban roles determines the growth of metropolitan areas and patterns of land use and settlement within those urban areas.

Within this framework of metropolitan functions, five factors have strongly affected American urban settlement patterns. The first section of this report briefly introduces these broad forces. The central section traces in detail the ways in which the factors have shaped settlement and land use in the Portland area over the last 150 years ...


Springwater Corridor Master Plan, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Parks And Recreation Nov 1992

Springwater Corridor Master Plan, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Parks And Recreation

Portland Regional Planning History

This master plan sets the direction for development of the Springwater Corridor into the premier urban recreation and alternative transportation corridor in the State of Oregon, with an expected annual user count of over 400,000. With its connections to neighborhood, community and regional parks and open spaces, in addition to employment centers and residential neighborhoods, it will pull users from a region-wide area as well as the 150,000 people who live within a two-mile distance along the route of the Corridor.


Portland Parks : A Vision And Blueprint For Preserving And Enhancing Our Park System, Clair Levine, John Sewell, Mary Volm Nov 1991

Portland Parks : A Vision And Blueprint For Preserving And Enhancing Our Park System, Clair Levine, John Sewell, Mary Volm

Portland Regional Planning History

Provides an overview on the history Portland Park's and provides a plan for the future.


Park Futures: A Master Plan For Portland's Park System, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Parks And Recreation Nov 1991

Park Futures: A Master Plan For Portland's Park System, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Parks And Recreation

Portland Regional Planning History

The plan is intended also to serve as a guide for the Bureau's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), which is revised annually. Through Park Futures, capital projects can be used to implement and carry out the recommendations outlined in the plan. As with other master plans, Park Futures should be updated frequently to reflect changing conditions and needs.


Portland Future Focus Strategic Plan: Bridging To The New Century, Portland Future Focus Aug 1991

Portland Future Focus Strategic Plan: Bridging To The New Century, Portland Future Focus

Portland Regional Planning History

This plan is a framework for community success in the future. It provides overall guidance to ensuring a strong, healthy city in this decade and decades to come, but it cannot succeed without the awareness and support of the citizens of Portland. We hope this document assists the community in making the critical choices for its future.


Urban Growth Management Study: Summary Report, Oregon. Department Of Land Conservation And Development Jul 1991

Urban Growth Management Study: Summary Report, Oregon. Department Of Land Conservation And Development

Portland Regional Planning History

This report is organized to serve as an agenda for improving growth management in Oregon. It identifies a range of issues and lists related study conclusions. It also arrays proposals for addressing the issues. The report lists only proposals the Department believes warrant further development and examination.


Historical Development Of The Metropolitan Service District, Carl Abbott, Margery Post Abbott May 1991

Historical Development Of The Metropolitan Service District, Carl Abbott, Margery Post Abbott

Portland Regional Planning History

This brief history traces the evolution of Metro both as an idea and as an organization that serves an increasing range of public needs within the Portland metropolitan area. Several themes stand out as we look back at Metro's development and "family history."


The 10 Essentials For North/Northeast Portland Housing: Guidelines For Renovations And New Construction, Diana Moosman, Peter Wilcox, Kelcey Beardsley, American Institute Of Architects. Portland Chapter (Portland, Or.). Housing Committee Jan 1991

The 10 Essentials For North/Northeast Portland Housing: Guidelines For Renovations And New Construction, Diana Moosman, Peter Wilcox, Kelcey Beardsley, American Institute Of Architects. Portland Chapter (Portland, Or.). Housing Committee

Portland Regional Planning History

No abstract provided.


Impact Of The Six Percent Tax Base Limitation On Local Government Financing Of Infrastructure Needs Of Urban Growth, Portland State University. Center For Urban Studies, Regional Financial Advisors, Inc., Oregon. Department Of Land Conservation And Development Dec 1990

Impact Of The Six Percent Tax Base Limitation On Local Government Financing Of Infrastructure Needs Of Urban Growth, Portland State University. Center For Urban Studies, Regional Financial Advisors, Inc., Oregon. Department Of Land Conservation And Development

Portland Regional Planning History

Impact of the six percent tax base limitation on local government financing of infrastructure needs of urban growth.


Portland City At A Crossroads: Portland Civic Index Project, Portland (Or.). City Planning Commission Jan 1990

Portland City At A Crossroads: Portland Civic Index Project, Portland (Or.). City Planning Commission

Portland Regional Planning History

Beginning in June, 1989 and continuing through May, 1990, a group of citizens from the Portland Metropolitan area met to study the future of the community through the Civic Index process established by the National Civic League. This report represents the results of this effort.


Challenges And Costs Of Rapid Population Growth: The Report Of The Oregon 2000 Commission, Oregon 2000 Commission Jan 1979

Challenges And Costs Of Rapid Population Growth: The Report Of The Oregon 2000 Commission, Oregon 2000 Commission

Portland Regional Planning History

Report focuses on Oregon's growth and the potential impact upon the state's natural resources


The Portland Planning Commission: An Historical Overview, Laura Campos, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Planning Jan 1979

The Portland Planning Commission: An Historical Overview, Laura Campos, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Planning

Portland Regional Planning History

This booklet gives an historical overview of the City of Portland's Planning Commission. It was designed to present summary information and a complete list of Commissioners and staff of the City's Bureau of Planning.


Land Use Framework Element Of The Crag Regional Plan, Columbia Region Association Of Governments Dec 1976

Land Use Framework Element Of The Crag Regional Plan, Columbia Region Association Of Governments

Portland Regional Planning History

The Land Use Framework Element is an element of the Regional Plan pursuant to Regional Objective II and to Section 3 of the Rules Adopting and Implementing the CRAG Goals and Objectives.


Solving The Metro Traffic Dilemma: Summary Of And Supplement To Volume I, Factual Data Report , Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Transportation Study. Technical Advisory Committee. Sub-Committee On Public Information Jan 1975

Solving The Metro Traffic Dilemma: Summary Of And Supplement To Volume I, Factual Data Report , Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Transportation Study. Technical Advisory Committee. Sub-Committee On Public Information

Portland Regional Planning History

Volume 1 presents data describing traffic conditions and patterns on an average weekday in 1960 and identifies the current trends and the factors which best indicate these trends.


The Costs Of Sprawl: Environmental And Economic Costs Of Alternative Residential Development Patterns At The Urban Fringe , Real Estate Research Corporation Apr 1974

The Costs Of Sprawl: Environmental And Economic Costs Of Alternative Residential Development Patterns At The Urban Fringe , Real Estate Research Corporation

Portland Regional Planning History

Local government officials devote a large proportion of their time to considering and acting upon development proposals which substantially affect their communities in many ways. While information bearing on development proposals has been increasingly broader in scope, more specific, and of higher quality, local government officials continue to have considerable difficulty in assessing the relative merits of alternative types of housing, general development patterns, and commercial strip versus center developments. To help compensate for this knowledge deficiency, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), in cooperation with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ...


Columbia-Willamette Region Comprehensive Plan: Discussion Draft: Summary And Explanation, Columbia Region Association Of Governments Jan 1974

Columbia-Willamette Region Comprehensive Plan: Discussion Draft: Summary And Explanation, Columbia Region Association Of Governments

Portland Regional Planning History

Discussion draft of the Columbia-Willamette Region Comprehensive Plan


Ecology And The Economy, A Concept For Balancing Long-Range Goals, The Pacific Northwest Example, Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission. Urban And Rural Lands Committee Nov 1973

Ecology And The Economy, A Concept For Balancing Long-Range Goals, The Pacific Northwest Example, Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission. Urban And Rural Lands Committee

Portland Regional Planning History

This report, "Ecology and the Economy, A Concept for Balancing Long-Range Goals, The Pacific Northwest Example, " is a product of three years work by the Urban and Rural Lands Committee of the Pacific Northwest River Basins Commission.


Planning In The Crag Region: The Second Step , Columbia Region Association Of Governments Jul 1973

Planning In The Crag Region: The Second Step , Columbia Region Association Of Governments

Portland Regional Planning History

This document is second in a series of reports aimed toward adoption of a new regional comprehensive plan by 1976. Contents include: re-statement of goals, interim development policy, regional land use concepts, and exploratory proposals


Project "Foresight": First Phase, Unknown Dec 1971

Project "Foresight": First Phase, Unknown

Portland Regional Planning History

Project "Foresight" at this time is concentrating on two major objectives: (1) the development of the first phase of a Willamette Valley Environmental Protection Plan, and (2) refine and sustain a process for resolving intergovernmental, interregional, and interagency conflicts.

The primary responsibility of accomplishing this task has been given to the Executive Department's Local Government Relations Division. Three intergovernmental task forces have been formed, for Economic Policy, Transportation, and Natural Resources; and state, local government, and Federal personnel are members. Task force leadership is being provided by the State Department of Transportation, Assistant to the Governor for Economic Development ...


Proposals To The Portland-Vancouver Community For A Metropolitan Park And Open Space System: The Urban Outdoors, Columbia Region Association Of Governments Jun 1971

Proposals To The Portland-Vancouver Community For A Metropolitan Park And Open Space System: The Urban Outdoors, Columbia Region Association Of Governments

Portland Regional Planning History

This report appraises the great and rich variety of recreational, historic, scenic, geological and other resources still available within our urban area itself, and proposes what must be done to retain them.


Urban Forms : An Introduction To The Concept And A Review Of Some Factors Which Influence The Shape Of The Community, Multnomah County Planning Commission Jan 1967

Urban Forms : An Introduction To The Concept And A Review Of Some Factors Which Influence The Shape Of The Community, Multnomah County Planning Commission

Portland Regional Planning History

The growth of the Portland metropolitan area can continue as it has in the past or it can be guided into one of a number of regional development patterns. This study will attempt to assess the values of several possible forms of development and some policies needed for their implementation.


Metropolitan Portland Looks At Governmental Reorganization: A Public Opinion Study, J. Roy Bardsley, Portland Metropolitan Study Commission, Bardsley & Haslacher, Inc. Jan 1965

Metropolitan Portland Looks At Governmental Reorganization: A Public Opinion Study, J. Roy Bardsley, Portland Metropolitan Study Commission, Bardsley & Haslacher, Inc.

Portland Regional Planning History

This is the report of a study of public attitudes toward local government and governmental reorganization in the Portland Metropolitan area.

The survey was conducted and compiled by Bardsley & Haslacher, an independent and impartial research organization, with offices in Portland, Oregon and Stanford, California.


Annual Report Of The Park Board, Portland Parks And Recreation, Olmsted Brothers Jan 1903

Annual Report Of The Park Board, Portland Parks And Recreation, Olmsted Brothers

Portland Regional Planning History

Annual report of the Portland Park Board