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A Study Of The Pedestrian Realm And Multi-Modal Access In The St. Johns Town Center, Kate Bowie, Kim Miller, Owen Ronchelli, Sloan Schang Mar 2000

A Study Of The Pedestrian Realm And Multi-Modal Access In The St. Johns Town Center, Kate Bowie, Kim Miller, Owen Ronchelli, Sloan Schang

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

The residents of the St. Johns and Cathedral Park neighborhoods regard the St. johns Town center as a tremendous amenity. It has successfully served as a destination retail and employment district since the early 1900s but deterioration and a lack of infrastructure improvements are increasingly visible. As a Metro designated town center, the City of Portland is required to conduct a comprehensive planning effort similar to what occurred in the Hollywood Town Center. The project team offers a beginning to that process, with extensive community outreach and data analysis designed to evaluate the pedestrian realm and multi-modal means of access ...


City Of Tualatin Youth Development Plan, Holly Hendricks, Matt Michels, Alison Mielke, Justin Patterson, Jon Skidmore, Jason Tuck, Jason Wachs Jan 2000

City Of Tualatin Youth Development Plan, Holly Hendricks, Matt Michels, Alison Mielke, Justin Patterson, Jon Skidmore, Jason Tuck, Jason Wachs

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

This project evaluated the recent construction of a public skatepark located in Tualatin Community Park. The skatepark is unique because a group of underrepresented youth initiated the idea of constructing it and helped bring it to fruition. The city has expressed a desire to see this level of energy and commitment duplicated in other youth-oriented initiatives, but needs to have a better understanding of how the skatepark project served as a positive youth development tool. In support of young people, the Tualtin City Council recently named youth issues as a "first tier" priority.