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  • Metropolitan Planning Organization Designation and Redesignation Rule, 23 C.F.R. § 450.310 (2007), available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hep/23cfr450.htm#sec.450.310Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT) Bylaws, available athttp://library.oregonmetro.gov/files/jpact_bylaws_021508.pdfMetro Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC) Bylaws (Mar. 1996), available at http://library.oregonmetro.gov/files//mpac_bylaws_june2009_web.pdfMetro Regional Government, Metro Charter ch. 5 § 26 (Nov. 1992), available athttp://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=629
  • Metro Regional Transportation Plan (June 2010), available athttp://library.oregonmetro.gov/files//2035_rtp_final_document_as_submitted_to_dlcd_usdot_web.pdf
  • Regional High Capacity Transit System Plan (June 2010), available at http://library.oregonmetro.gov/files//hct_plan_june2010_web.pdf
  • Multnomah County Voters Pamphlet, Metro Measure No. 26-26: Bonds to Preserve Open Space, Parks; Protect Streams, Fish, Wildlife (May 16, 1995), available at http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/dbcs/elections/1995-05/voters_pamphlet.pdfMultnomah County Voters Pamphlet, Metro Measure No. 26-80: Bonds to Preserve Natural Areas, Clean Water, Protect Fish, Wildlife (Nov. 7, 2006), available at http://www.co.multnomah.or.us/dbcs/elections/2006-11/voters_pamphlet.pdf
  • Nature in Neighborhoods, Metro Code Title 13 §§ 3.07.1310 to 3.07.1370 (Jan. 13, 2011), available at http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=274
  • Andy Cotugno LTI Presentation

    1. 1. Making the Land Use, Transportation, Air Quality Connection in Portland, Oregon, USA<br />Andy Cotugno<br />Metro Policy Advisor<br /> July 2011<br />
    2. 2. Growth in the Region<br />Population Base<br /><ul><li>1.8 million people (includes Clark County, Washington)
    3. 3. 1.49 million people in Metro boundary (37% of the state)
    4. 4. 571,000 people in the City of Portland
    5. 5. 24 smaller cities (615 to 106,000 people each)
    6. 6. Growth rate twice the</li></ul> national average<br />Major Economic <br />Trends<br /><ul><li>Growing industries
    7. 7. Hi-tech (Intel)
    8. 8. Solar (Solarworld)
    9. 9. Clothing (Nike, Adidas)
    10. 10. Metals
    11. 11. Transport equipment
    12. 12. Printing
    13. 13. Retail & Service sector
    14. 14. Declining industries
    15. 15. Lumber/wood
    16. 16. Paper
    17. 17. Food processing</li></li></ul><li>Metro Council Districts<br />
    18. 18. Metro region<br />
    19. 19. Metro jurisdictions<br />
    20. 20. Metro Council<br />Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation<br />Metropolitan Policy Advisory Committee<br /><ul><li>Metro Council
    21. 21. Cities
    22. 22. Counties
    23. 23. Special Districts
    24. 24. TriMet
    25. 25. Port
    26. 26. State Agencies
    27. 27. Metro Council
    28. 28. Cities
    29. 29. Counties
    30. 30. ODOT
    31. 31. TriMet
    32. 32. Port</li></ul>Federal Mandate<br />Metro Charter Mandate<br />
    33. 33. Metro Functions:<br /><ul><li> Land Use and Transportation Policy and Planning
    34. 34. Urban parks and natural areas
    35. 35. Solid waste disposal and recycling
    36. 36. Convention, exhibition and spectator facilities
    37. 37. The Oregon Zoo</li></li></ul><li>Urban Growth Boundary & Framework Plan<br />Light-Rail<br />Public Private Partnerships<br />Natural Areas<br />
    38. 38. Downtown in Decline<br /><ul><li>Freeways focusing growth in suburbs
    39. 39. Downtown buildings razed to construct more parking lots
    40. 40. Urban renewal replaces vibrant neighborhoods with sterile high-rise apartments</li></li></ul><li>Highway Revolt<br /><ul><li>Harbor Freeway removed in 1976 to make way for Tom McCall Waterfront Park
    41. 41. Mount Hood Freeway </li></ul> withdrawn in favor <br /> of light rail transit <br /> along the Banfield<br /><ul><li>Shift freeway money to multi-modal projects</li></li></ul><li>Portland’s Backlash<br /><ul><li>In Portland, a backlash forms against a plan for massive freeway building that is already destroying urban </li></ul> neighborhoods<br />
    42. 42. The Pacific Northwest<br />
    43. 43. The Oregon Story<br /> "There is a shameless threat to our environment and to the whole quality of life: unfettered despoiling of the land. Sagebrush subdivisions, coastal 'condomania’...<br />Governor Tom McCall<br />
    44. 44. The Oregon Story<br /> “...and the ravenous rampage of suburbia in the Willamette Valley all threaten <br /> to mock Oregon's status as the environmental model for the nation.”<br />Tom McCall’s <br /> address to <br /> the Legislature, <br /> January 8, 1973<br />
    45. 45. Senate Bill 100<br /><ul><li>Legislature adopts pioneering 1973 statewide planning program to limit sprawl and protect forest and farms
    46. 46. Legislation requires local </li></ul> plans to meet statewide <br /> goals; creates LCDC<br /><ul><li>Urbanization </li></ul> now focused<br /> inside urban<br /> growth boun-<br /> daries<br />
    47. 47. 2040 Concepts<br />Base Case<br />Concept A<br />Concept B<br />Concept C<br />2040 Growth Concept adopted in 1995<br />2040 Concept<br />
    48. 48. 2040 Growth Concept<br /><ul><li>50-year vision for managing region’s growth
    49. 49. Incorporates best parts of “Concepts for Growth” options
    50. 50. Kicks off a major effort to enact the new regional vision through local plans</li></li></ul><li>2040 Theme:<br />Growth in Centers<br /><ul><li>Compact urban centers built to human scale
    51. 51. Mixed housing and commerce served with good transit
    52. 52. Focus of civic </li></ul> activities and<br /> public services<br /><ul><li>Parking ratios </li></ul> established<br />
    53. 53. 2040 Theme:<br />Protect Industry<br /><ul><li>Preserve Industrial Lands
    54. 54. Maintain freight mobility on highways
    55. 55. Ensure quality freight access to ports and industrial areas from region’s highway and rail network</li></li></ul><li>2040 Theme:<br />Protect Rural Areas<br /><ul><li>Adopt 50-year Rural Reserves
    56. 56. Create Green Corridors along rural state highways
    57. 57. Mitigate urban overflow on rural routes
    58. 58. Maintain rural separation between Metro region and neighbor cities</li></li></ul><li>2040 Theme:<br />Nature in the City<br /><ul><li>Network of parks, trails and open spaces
    59. 59. Protections for streams and upland natural areas
    60. 60. Green Streets - designs that minimize runoff
    61. 61. Employ regulatory and acquisition approaches to preservation and enhancement</li></li></ul><li>Two Tracks for Transportation <br />2035 RTP Investment Strategy<br />Track 2:<br />Community <br />Building<br />Track 1:<br />Mobility <br />Corridors<br />Focused on <br />place making<br />Centered on major travel corridors<br />
    62. 62. Light Rail & Transit<br />
    63. 63.
    64. 64. To date: <br /><ul><li> 50 miles Light-Rail, 7.3 miles in progress
    65. 65. 4 miles Streetcar, 8 miles in progress
    66. 66. 14.7 miles Commuter Rail</li></li></ul><li>
    67. 67. Future High Capacity Transit<br />
    68. 68.
    69. 69. Preservation of<br />Natural Areas<br />1995 measure<br /><ul><li>$136 million</li></ul>2006 measure<br /><ul><li>$227 million</li></li></ul><li>Preservation of<br />Natural Areas<br />To date:<br /><ul><li>nearly 11,000 acres preserved
    70. 70. more than 90 miles of rivers and streams protected
    71. 71. more than one million trees planted</li></li></ul><li>Within the UGB <br />22,000 acres of Metro’s Bond Acquisitions. Public Parks, and public Open Spaces have been protected<br />
    72. 72. Within the UGB Title 13 (through regulation) protects 27,300 acres of Riparian Habitat outside of our Public parks and open spaces<br />
    73. 73. Public Private Partnerships<br />
    74. 74.
    75. 75. Learn more about Metro at<br />www.oregonmetro.gov<br />Andrew C. Cotugno<br />Metro<br />503-797-1763<br />Andy.Cotugno@oregonmetro.gov<br />

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