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Periodic Atlas Of The Metroscape: Playing In The Metroscape, Vivek Shandas Jul 2009

Periodic Atlas Of The Metroscape: Playing In The Metroscape, Vivek Shandas

Metroscape

Examines how inhabitants of the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area use their leisure time, compares leisure activities from county to county, and looks at the type and amount of public expenditures related to leisure activities.


An Analysis Of "Bike Wars", Jennifer Dill Jul 2009

An Analysis Of "Bike Wars", Jennifer Dill

Metroscape

Kyle Cassidy’s “Bike Wars” in the Summer 2009 issue of Metroscape® is the most controversial article ever to appear in the magazine over its seventeen years of publication. It has received both praise for calling attention to a looming problem and disapproval for factual inaccuracy. While not seeking to resolve the dispute, the editors sought the unbiased opinion of an expert on bicycle transportation about the value of the article as a contribution to the understanding of the issue it highlights. Among the faculty and researchers in the College of Urban and Public Affairs (where the magazine is based ...


Indicators Of The Metroscape: School Meals, Elizabeth Mylott Jul 2009

Indicators Of The Metroscape: School Meals, Elizabeth Mylott

Metroscape

A brief snapshot of the number of free and reduced price lunches served in public schools in the 5-county Portland region in 2008 and 2009.


The Landscape: Ferries, Elizabeth Mylott Jul 2009

The Landscape: Ferries, Elizabeth Mylott

Metroscape

A brief look at the use of ferries as transportation in the Portland, Oregon, region, touching on their history and contemporary status.


Job Description: A Workforce Expert Discusses Problems, Policies, And Prospects In The New Economy, Craig Wollner, Ray Worden Jul 2009

Job Description: A Workforce Expert Discusses Problems, Policies, And Prospects In The New Economy, Craig Wollner, Ray Worden

Metroscape

Transcript of an interview of workforce expert Ray Worden by Craig Wollner, discussing policy issues, employment trends, and public-private partnerships in Oregon.


Name That Town: Why We Call Places What We Call Them, Rachel White Jul 2009

Name That Town: Why We Call Places What We Call Them, Rachel White

Metroscape

Examines the origins of geographic place names in Oregon


The Landscape: Wine Country, Elizabeth Mylott Jan 2009

The Landscape: Wine Country, Elizabeth Mylott

Metroscape

Provides a brief overview of the history of wineries and winemaking in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, including its history, economic impact and projected growth.


Indicators Of The Metroscape: Stocks, Elizabeth Mylott Jan 2009

Indicators Of The Metroscape: Stocks, Elizabeth Mylott

Metroscape

A brief overview of stock prices in the Portland Metropolitan Area in the 2007-2008 time period.