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