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Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar

Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon          

“It must always be remembered how cost-effectiveness works in the public sector: the cost IS the benefit.” - author unknown



Punlic Purpose

Columbia Crossing

Cato Institute

Light Rail Scams

I-5 Partnership

National Motorists Assoc

National Transportaion Database

PSC Transport

Portland City Site

National Transit Database

PSC Population Research Center


Oregon Transportation Insttitute



Metro Code

Sustainable development

Metro Maps

Portland Zoning Code


Oregon Links

Portland Streetcar

Multnomah Co.

Congress Critter locator

Oregon Legislature Guide

Tax Supervising and Conservation


Oregon Media



National Archives and Records Administration

Portland traffic counts

Portland Budget

Non Profit Information

US code 

Portland Maps

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Teknifilm of Porltand Oregon

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Smart Growth & Visioning

This presentation further develops my ongoing argument that the “big debates” about the nature of our world continue to reflect the contest between the Enlightenment and Romanticism.1

Of course these two modes of thought overlap in their influence on all of our lives. The most “rational” of us is likely to have some affection for “nature” and an appreciation of one or more of the arts. So we are talking about positions on a spectrum rather than a clash between polar opposites..

This presentation examines “Smart Growth”, and “Visioning” as a means of managing our urban and rural environments, within the context of this ongoing debate.New Road to Serfdom

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Updated September 29, 2019