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Creating a Top Bicycling City - Corvallis

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The City of Corvallis earned a Gold Level rating from the League of American Bicyclists and boasting a nearly 11 percent bike mode share in the 2010 US Census. Within the city, 98 percent of arterial and collector streets have bike lanes and there are more than 18 miles of off-street bike paths.

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Strategy Reports
 

Creative Transit Funding - Corvallis

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The City of Corvallis stabilized their transit operations revenue and established a mechanism for building capital reserves for planned expansions and fleet replacement. At the same time they made the service free and increased ridership almost 40 percent.

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Strategy Reports
 

A Model Oregon Downtown - McMinnville

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McMinnville has created an active and vibrant downtown, improving even during the economic downtown of 2009-2011. The small city boasts new mixed use housing and low retail vacancy rates. In this case study, explore the factors and tools that contributed to this success.

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Strategy Reports
 

Transportation Management Association WTA - Beaverton

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The Westside Transportation Alliance (WTA) is a non-profit entity supported by local governments and private donations. They help support jurisdiction's efforts to achieve community goals such as managing congestion, promoting alternative mode choices, and reducing emissions. It also shows ways to make Transportation Demand Management (TDM) work in a suburban setting.

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Strategy Reports
 

Creating A Healthy and Livable Community - NW Crossing, Bend

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Northwest Crossing is a master planned neighborhood of about 500 acres. Although unusual in that it was a large tract of developable land within close proximity to an existing downtown, some of the successful planning strategies used there are applicable in other communities, regardless of size and location. Those strategies, aided by thoughtful negotiations between the developer and the city, found mutually beneficial ways to deliver high-quality public amenities.

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Strategy Reports
 

Hip to be Old Town Square - Wilsonville

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The City of Wilsonville, Fred Meyer and ODOT worked together to craft a foundation of mutual interest, leverage each other's resources and design a new vision for the Old Town Square site. The result is a mixed-use, pedestrian friendly center that works for retail and for the surrounding community.

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Strategy Reports