About Metro    Metro Council    Council President Tom Hughes

Recent updates

Statement from Metro Council President Tom Hughes on convention center hotel project

visitor venues
 

Metro is committed to creating good jobs now and into the future for all residents of our region.

One way we can do this is through the Convention Center Hotel project. Today, Metro, the owner and operator of the Oregon Convention Center, took an important step towards achieving the goals of this job creation initiative by filing an important request with the courts.

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

activities, planning and policy, development, maps and data
 

As part of the urban growth management process a region-wide coalition of private and public sector organizations, led by Metro, is conducting a residential preference survey in April 2014. Our goal is to hear from as many residents of the region as possible about the kinds of neighborhoods, homes, parks, transportation options and other facilities that people want.

Metro news: At climate summit, leaders support transportation investments

planning and policy, news coverage, climate change, sustainable living, transportation
 

On Friday, April 11, Metro news reporter Nick Christensen covered a joint meeting between the Metro Policy Advisory Committee and the Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transporation. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss next steps related to climate change and transportation investments.

Oregonian: John Canzano column on convention center hotel

news coverage, visitor venues, development, employment
 

In his March 2 column, Oregonian columnist shares his take on the proposed Convention Center Hotel.

KOIN News: Oregon’s growth has planners looking ahead

planning and policy, news coverage, development, transportation, urban growth boundary
 

In a January 28 report, KOIN 6 News looked at a growth report for the region and spoke with Metro deputy planning director John Williams.

Previous updates

Jan 29
Dec 19
Jul 8
Aug 16
Jul 12