September 19, 2011  12:05 PM

Metro in the Media: Sept. 19, 2011

 

NEWS ABOUT METRO

Portlander Mark Bosworth missing since Friday night from Cycle Oregon campsite

Search and rescue teams have set up a command center in the town of Riddle (Bike Portland/Sept. 18/Jonathan Maus)

Search effort resumes today for Portland man who disappeared during Cycle Oregon

Metro GIS analyst Mark Bosworth was last seen Friday night (Oregonian/Sept. 19/Staff)

Deconstruction: Most materials from a kitchen remodel can be resold and reused

Material recovery facilities help sort through what can be salvaged (Oregonian/Sept. 15/Naomi Kaufman Price)

Northeast Portland man urges Metro to recycle mattresses at nonprofit

Mattress Lot owner spoke at Metro Council to discuss proposal (Oregonian/Sept. 15/Larry Bingham)

Neighbors take the long view in quest to save Baltimore Woods

Proposed greenbelt could link two parks, new riverfront path (Pamplin/Sept. 15/Alison Barnwell)

MPAC asks Metro Council to consider about 2,600 acres for residential growth

Instead of whittling down urban reserve study areas, MPAC expands the list (Metro Newsfeed/Sept. 15/Nick Christensen)

On the CRC, Metro is willing to listen … to themselves

Blogger has a harsh review of the Sept. 8 Metro Council meeting (Oregon Catalyst/Sept. 15/Eric Shierman)

New homes shrank in recession, but square footage could rebound

Urban growth boundary kept prices relatively high compared to the rest of the country (Oregonian/Sept. 12/Elliot Njus)

Pay of private, public sectors similar

Analysis of wages in government and nongovernment positions (PBJ/Sept. 16/Andy Giegerich) note – behind a pay wall

Blosser heads north after 22 years leading Oregon Convention Center

He will take the reins at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle (Metro Newsfeed/Sept. 14/Nick Christensen)

Metro grants available in Portland neighborhoods

Details about some of Metro's community grants programs (Neighborhood Notes/Sept. 16/Jeffrey Lynott)

350 Day event highlights carbon reduction, but not all convinced

Metro supports Moving Planet event, but council resolution draws critics of climate change theories (Metro Newsfeed/Sept. 16/Nick Christensen)

SW Corridor public outreach

Information on study of high capacity transit corridor (Portland Transport/Sept. 17/"Engineer Scotty")

OTHER REFERENCES

Traffic uncertainties fail to halt CRC process

Traffic forecasts were not updated in FEIS (Columbian/Sept. 18/Eric Florip)

Governance reform at TriMet: A path toward democracy and accountability

Blogger calls upon Metro to bring accountability to the TriMet board (Portland Transport/Sept. 19/"Zefw")

Hope for Portland's industrial land shortage

Real estate executive talks about West Hayden Island (Oregon Business Report/Sept. 19/Brian Owendoff)

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