The Portland City Council voted 3-1, with Commissioner Dan Saltzman absent and Commissioner Steve Novick dissenting, to approve an agreement modifying a fund that handles regional tourism promotion.
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Plans for a $198 million Hyatt hotel near the Oregon Convention Center inched forward Thursday after two unanimous approvals from the Multnomah County Commission.
With the help of a $2 million grant of federal funds through Metro, Portland's bike share system is on track to launch next year. How do similar systems in Washington, D.C., and New York work? And what do riders think?
Under the criteria, to be used as part of evaluating the Climate Smart Communities scenarios, Metro staffers will look at how proposals for curbing tailpipe emissions would affect things like the economy, public health and social equity.
Several representatives to a region-wide advisory committee said Wednesday that Metro's Climate Smart Communities program is about more than tailpipe emissions, saying it's about what citizens want in their communities.
Washington, who served on the Metro Council from 1991 to 2001, gave a presentation Thursday about Oregon's history of racism in a Metro Council chamber packed with employees and guests.