Solutions sought to ease Central Eastside growing pains
This article was originally posted by Portland Daily Journal of Commerce. To read the rest of the article, click here.
As the Central Eastside gains retailers, office users and residents, existing manufacturers and distributors are increasingly competing with pedestrians for street space. Now the city is joining forces with national land-use experts to create a solution. Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Portland Development Commission Executive Director Patrick Quinton, Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat and Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Director Susan Anderson are working with representatives of the Urban Land Institute’s Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership in Washington, D.C., to develop a strategy to position the Central Eastside as a 21st century employment district. Read the full article