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  1. Interim Regional Land Use Plan

  2. Information Report on 1983 Land Use Regulation

  3. For Discussion: Columbia-Willamette Region Land Use Framework Plan (Draft II)

    A depiction of areas designated urban vs. non-urban in the Portland metropolitan region.

  4. Is There Still a Need for the Special Assessment Program Within Oregon's Current Land-Use System?

    Based on the research completed to date regarding the various components of the Oregon farmland preservation program, one question begs to be asked: "Is there still a need for the Special Assessment Program...

  5. Gateway Gardens Site Analysis

    The Gateway Gardens Site Analysis takes a comprehensive look at a largely-vacant land area in Portland’s Gateway District. Currently owned by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), the 38-acre site...

  6. Patterns of Time, Place, and Culture: Land Use Zoning in Portland, Oregon, 1918-1924

    Until recently, few have questioned the notion that the separation of uses in land use zoning is inherently correct. Many observers of the city are now suggesting that zoning, as it has been practiced in this...

  7. The "ADaM Cube" : Categorizing Portland, Oregon's Urbanization Using GIS and Spatial Statistics

    Transportation availability and land use intensity demonstrate a strong relationship, with intense development concentrated near significant transportation investment. Transportation networks evolved in...

  8. Resident Perceptions of Natural Resources between Cities and across Scales in the Pacific Northwest

    As the global population becomes increasingly urban, research is needed to explore how local culture, land use, and policy will influence urban natural resource management. We used a broad-scale comparative...

  9. The Importance of Housing, Accessibility, and Transport Characteristic Ratings on Stated Neighborhood Preference

    Travel demand models commonly lack the ability to understand how changing residential preferences influence future housing, land use, and transportation policies. As communities struggle to address social...

  10. The Effects of Commuter Rail on Population Deconcentration and Commuting: A Salt Lake City Case Study

    All transportation systems have the ability to transform human settlement patterns, which can affect a range of social, economic and environmental issues. Considering investments in rail infrastructure have...