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By Matthew McLarty in Special Events · Suggested 1227 days 16 hours 1 min ago

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Parking Lot Street Frontage

Parking Lots

Parking lots are not going away anytime soon. We need to require that parking lots take on an Urban Design requirement. Quility bright lighting that does not add to lightREAD MORE

By Matthew McLarty in Parking · Suggested 1232 days 18 hours 25 mins ago

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Saturday Market

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I love the Saturday Market in Portland. It is an open market on Saturdays that has food vendors/crafts/fruit stands, etc on Saturdays. Automobile Alley is the perfect location for it.READ MORE

By curt in Special Events · Suggested 1233 days 15 hours 36 mins ago

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Trashcans and Water Fountains

infrastructure

Tieing into public restrooms. There is a need for water fountains and trashcans. As more folks get out and access the area it will be necessary to create invisible services.READ MORE

By aboatman in Livable Streets · Suggested 1234 days 14 hours 38 mins ago

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Public Restrooms

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In walking downtown it is difficult to find a public restroom. How to add public restrooms to the area and maintain upkeep/cleanliness?

By aboatman in Livable Streets · Suggested 1234 days 15 hours 28 mins ago

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Add Back-in Angle Parking along area streets

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More quickly accessible on-street parking would allow for more development and more street level retail activity. Standard angled parking is one suggested solution, but it is unfortunately very dangerous forREAD MORE

By Blair in Parking · Suggested 1234 days 17 hours 25 mins ago

Ideas: 3 Reputation: 14

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Assume/Contract 9th Street Street Maintenance

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Lease 9th street to the district with provisions that 9th Street will maintain the road surface but gains some rights over the use of the street. This could allow youREAD MORE

By sidburgess in District Identity and Character · Suggested 1234 days 21 hours 22 mins ago

Ideas: 4 Reputation: 12

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Roundabout at 9th & Broadway

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A roundabout at 9th & Broadway would make a great traffic calming device as well as provide a platform for district themed artwork in the center of it.

By sidburgess in Livable Streets · Suggested 1234 days 21 hours 58 mins ago

Ideas: 4 Reputation: 12

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Free public WiFi for the area.

communicationconnectivityInternet

Might be nice to have one place in they city that has a nice wide area of free public WiFi. I hope people always opt for human interaction over theREAD MORE

By DavidGlover in District Identity and Character · Suggested 1235 days 8 hours 57 mins ago

Ideas: 2 Reputation: 14

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Feminist Bookstore

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I have yet to find a bookstore in the city with a reputable women and gender studies section. The book stores I’ve visited are filled with self help or “inspirational”READ MORE

By kylieshelley in Uncategorized · Suggested 1235 days 18 hours 16 mins ago

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