Special Portland Program

Portland Southside

Inclusive Communities
Neighborhoods for all ages. Integrating socio-economic and ethnic diversity. Families in the center city. Housing the homeless. Portland’s walkable neighborhoods and complete streets. Community participation in planning.

Sustainable Transportation
Community activism in walkable, bikable streets. New achievements in urban transit. Improving the bicycle network - "Green Boxes" & bike parking.

Human Scale Mixed Use
Innovative infill mixed use urban housing. Mixing school and affordable family housing. Green building & housing. Increasing mixed use loft living in the Pearl District.

Portland's Regional Planning Strategy
Integrating land use and transportation planning. Developing compact, human scale mixed-use at transit nodes. Facilitating commuting by transit. Social demography of urban revitalization. Complete Communities.

Walking tours
Getting around the city by bike, light rail, streetcar, bus and tram. Portland, city of parks, plazas & public art. The "Green" mixed-use Pearl District. Re-visioning the NW neighborhood. Reclaiming the riverfront.