Eugene isn't the only city working on updating its Comprehensive Plan. On the other side of the country, Washington, DC is facing some of the same challenges.
The South Willamette Neighbors are organizing a conversation about potential methods to move forward. Ideally, a broad group of citizens will be able to participate in this discussion
The original plan had been to focus growth along key transit corridors, but with the controversy surrounding South Willamette, a new strategy was needed to meet our legal requirements.
With the collapse of the South Willamette process, we still need to determine how we are going to meet the housing needs within the Urban Growth Boundary.
One of the main purposes of the urban growth boundary system in Oregon is to preserve farmland and natural areas.
The Register Guard on Sunday published an OpEd by WE CAN members, discussing the challenges we face as a community, and how we can overcome them.
New numbers from the US Census Bureau help give us a sense of how much growth we are experiencing. Between July 2014 and July 2015, over 4000 more people ended up in Lane County.
WE CAN members contributed a Guest Viewpoint to the Register Guard, regarding the need to plan for growth in order to increase affordable housing, reduce our impact on the climate, and enhance our neighborhoods.
Two opinions in the Guard, one in letter form and one as a guest viewpoint, discussing the future of Eugene and how we can accommodate growth.