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Help plan the future of our region! Take the residential preference survey

Having a safe, comfortable and affordable place to live is a shared aspiration for all residents in the Portland metropolitan area.

Join Councilor Harrington next Thursday, April 17

Please join me and Metro Councilor [Councilor] next Thursday at the Beaverton Library for a discussion on how you live, work and get around the region today and what changes you would like to see in the future. I am hoping to hear from the many diverse voices of Washington County, giving all of us a chance to learn from each other.  The conversation will an opportunity for you to express your vision for the future to the Metro Council and inform several upcoming regional decisions.

Your voice is important: Join us for a community forum on the future of our transportation system

Metro is hosting a series of community discussions about the future of transportation investments. Join us on April 3, at the Madison High School Library and meet with Metro councilors Sam Chase, Bob Stacey and Shirley Craddick. This is your opportunity to meet with your councilors, give your input on regional plans, and help shape the future of the region.

Join us at this community forum


5:30 p.m. open house
6:00 p.m. Metro Councilor welcome
6:20 p.m. discussion tables
7:30 p.m. Adjourn

April 3, Multnomah County


Madison High School library
2735 NE 82nd Ave., Portland

Metro is seeking public comments through our survey site www.makeagreatplace.org from Thursday, March 27 through Monday, May 5. You can also give more detailed feedback on the plans and programs that will shape our region for the next 25 years.
Information that you provide will inform:


Community forums will also be held in Clackamas and Washington County:

April 9, Clackamas County

Oak Lodge Sanitary District Building
14611 SE River Road, Milwaukie

April 17, Washington County

Beaverton Library, Cathy Stanton Conference Room
12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton

Learn about Metro activities through upcoming presentations in Cornelius on April 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Are you interested in what is happening in your local community and our larger metropolitan region? You can learn more about the activities of your local city and Metro at an upcoming presentation with Metro Councilor Kathryn Harrington and your local city council. Come hear it in person, see the broadcast on TVCTV public access television, or watch the streaming video on the web.

Public notice: Comment on an analysis of brownfield cleanup alternatives for Tualatin River Boat Launch

Metro is providing notice for a public opportunity to review and comment on the draft analysis of brownfield cleanup alternatives for the property located at 9665 SW River Road in Hillsboro. The draft ABCA details the analysis and selection of protective cleanup options to address contamination at the site.

Your voice is important: Public comment period March 21 to May 5

There's a reason our region has remained such a great place to live – decades of careful planning have preserved neighborhoods, supported our economy and protected the farms, forestland and natural areas that help create the unique sense of place and quality of life for which the region is known. Because good planning is an ongoing process, Metro is seeking your input on how you live, work and get around the region today and what changes you would like to see in the future.

Learn about Metro activities through upcoming presentations in Forest Grove and Hillsboro

Are you interested in what is happening in your local community and our larger metropolitan region? You can learn more about the activities of your local city and Metro at an upcoming presentation with Metro Councilor Kathryn Harrington and your local city council.

The Westside Trail's finish line is in sight

The blueprint for the Westside Trail is almost complete. After a two-year planning process led by Metro, a final draft of the master plan will be available for review and public comment from Feb. 6 -28.

TPAC appointees look for funding, expansion

Metro’s Transportation Policy Alternatives Committee, or TPAC, is an advisory committee that reviews regional plans and federally funded transportation projects across the three-county Portland area. TPAC is comprised of 15 transportation professionals appointed by area jurisdictions, and six at-large community members. TPAC community representatives bring a various areas of representation and expertise to the regional transportation conversation.

New implementation advisory group, local transit upgrades for Southwest Corridor

During the Jan. 13 Southwest Corridor Plan Steering Committee meeting, approval of an implementation advisory committee and presentations on enhanced local bus service and multimodal projects stole the show from discussion of high capacity transit.