ELGL News and Notes
Newest Member: Cary Watters, PSU College of Urban and Public Affairs
Join ELGL: Students (free), individuals ($20), and organizations ($250)
January 15: Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director
January 29: ELGL Central Oregon Meet Up
The High Five
3 Keys for Drawing Drivers to Mass Transit – Quality service isn’t enough — systems need to create an “emotional” draw, some experts argue.
More than 20 years after bypass debate, westside needs better transportation route – The effort to erect a new Columbia River bridge has underscored the difficulty of planning, financing and building major infrastructure projects.
‘My Brooklyn’ Tells a Story of Gentrification and Loss – The word ‘zoning’ may be one of the least sexy in the urban planner’s vocabulary, usually eliciting polite but blank stares from members of the general public. Even the sound of it is snooze-inducing.
Salem isn’t the only overshadowed state capital – Salem’s claim to fame is that it’s the state capital, the center of government power.
Exit interview: Charlotte Lehan says Clackamas County future depends on incorporating Oak Grove – The Oregonian sat down with the three outgoing Clackamas County commissioners to talk about their tenure on the board and what they see for the future of the county. First up is Charlotte Lehan, who won her seat in Nov. 2008. She became chairwoman, until John Ludlow defeated her in Nov. 2012.
The Fiscal Cliff