Metro Collection (1979 - 2006)

The Metro collection contains a wide variety of documents, reports and other resources related to transportation, growth management and land-use in the Portland Metropolitan area.

Metro is the federally mandated metropolitan planning organization designated by the governor to develop an overall transportation plan and to program federal funds.

See the Metro website for a broader collection of regional research.

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Submissions from 2006

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Historical Development of the Metropolitan Service District, Abbott Carl, Margery Post Abbott, and Metro Home Rule Charter Committee

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2035 Regional Transportation Plan Update: A New Look at Transportation - Background Information and Proposed Work Plan for Public Participation, ECO Northwest, Ltd.

Submissions from 2005

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Staff Report: In Consideration of Ordinance No. 05-1077 Amending the Regional Framework Plan and the Urban Growth Management Functional Plan Relating to Nature in Neighborhoods, Andy Cotugno and Chris Deffebach

Submissions from 2003

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The Portland Region: How are We Doing? Highlights of the Region, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 2002

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Ten Principles for Achieving Region 2040 Centers , Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 2001

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Implementing the Regional Transportation Plan: Evaluating Traffic Congestion, Metro (Or.)

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Metro Policy Advisory Committee: Parks Subcommittee, Final Report, Metro (Or.)

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MetroScope Technical Documentation Manual: An Integrated Transportation and Land Use Model Developed for Forecasting and Policy Analysis in the Portland/Vancouver Metropolitan Area , Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 2000

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2000 Regional Transportation Plan, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1999

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Resolution No. 99-2835: For the Purpose of Expressing Council Intent to Amend the Region 2040 Growth Concept Map to Designate the City of Milwaukie as a Town Center, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1998

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Ordinance No. 98-779D: For the Purpose of Amending Metro Urban Growth Boundary and the 2040 Growth Concept Map in Ordinance 95-625A in Urban Reserve Areas 43, 47 of Washington County, and Urban Reserve Areas 33 and 34 of Clackamas County , Metro (Or.)

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Ordinance No. 98-780: For the Purpose of Amending Metro Urban Growth Boundary and the 2040 Growth Concept Map in Ordinance 95-625A in Clackamas County , Metro (Or.)

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Ordinance No. 98-781D: For the Purpose of Amending the Metro Urban Growth Boundary and the 2040 Growth Concept Map in Ordinance 95-625A in the Pleasant Valley Area of Clackamas County , Metro (Or.)

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Ordinance No. 98-782C: For the Purpose of Amending Metro Urban Growth Boundary and the 2040 Growth Concept Map in Ordinance 95-625A in the Stafford Area of Clackamas County , Metro (Or.)

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Ordinance No. 98-786C: For the Purpose of Amending Metro Urban Growth Boundary and the 2040 Growth Concept Map in Ordinance 95-625A in the Sunnyside Area of Clackamas County , Metro (Or.)

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Protecting our Regions Rivers, Floodplains and Wetlands: An Introduction to Regional Water Quality and Floodplain Management Issues and Policies, Metro (Or.)

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Urban Growth Boundary: Periodic Review Workplan, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1997

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Metro 2040 Framework Update, Fall 1996/Winter 1997, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1996

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Correspondence with 2040 Means Business Committee, Metro (Or.)

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Main Street Handbook: A User's Guide to Main Streets, Metro (Or.)

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Metro 2040 Framework Update, Fall 1995/Winter 1996, Metro (Or.)

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Metro 2040 Framework Update, Spring 1996, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1995

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Metro 2040 Framework Update, Spring/Summer 1995, Metro (Or.)

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Region 2040 Growth Concept Map with Amendments , Metro (Or.)

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Regional Mainstreets: An Implementation Strategy to Promote Main Street and Corridor Development , Metro (Or.)

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Regional Urban Growth Goals and Objectives , Metro (Or.)

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The Nature of 2040: the Region's 50-Year Plan for Managing Growth, Metro (Or.)

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Toward Defining a Zero Option: Discussion Draft, Metro (Or.)

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Neighboring Cities 2040 Study, Otak, Inc.

Submissions from 1994

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Concepts for Growth: Report to Council , Metro (Or.)

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Metro 2040 Framework Update, Fall 1994, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1993

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Region 2040: Final Report, Phase 1, ECO Northwest, Ltd.

Submissions from 1992

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Metropolitan Greenspaces: Master Plan, Metro (Or.)

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Ten Essentials for a Quality Regional Landscape: A Guidebook for Maintaining and Enhancing Greater Portland's Special Sense of Place, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1991

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Historical Development of the Metropolitan Service District, Carl Abbott and Margery Post Abbott

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Before the Council of the Metropolitan Service District: Bylaws , Metro (Or.)

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Housing Issues Report, Metro (Or.)

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Ordinance repealing the Columbia Region Association of Governments Land Use Goals and Objectives and Adopting the Regional Urban Growth Goals and Objectives - Ordinance no. 91-418B, Metro (Or.)

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Regional Urban Growth Goals and Objectives , Metro (Or.)

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Request for Qualifications: Region 2040: Transportation and Land Use Concepts: Phase 1, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1979

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Urban Growth Boundary Findings, Metro (Or.)

Submissions from 1970

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Interim Regional Land Use Plan, Metro (Or.) and Columbia Region Association of Governments