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Metro Will Not Expand Urban Growth Boundary

OPB | Nov. 13, 2015

For the first time since the 1970s, Metro has voted not to expand the region's Urban Growth Boundary, saying there is enough room for the projected 400,000 new residents set to arrive in the next 20 years.

Metro Holds Trash Talks

OPB | July 29, 2015

This week and last, the Metro Council met to discuss the future of Portland's food waste.

Metro Measure Explained

OPB | Oct. 22, 2014

WEDNESDAY: OPB reporter Rob Manning gives us a primer on the Metro measure on Portland-area ballots.

Portland's 20-Year Growth Plan

OPB | July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: What will the Metro area look like in 20 years?

Does Barbie Go in the Recycling Bin?

OPB | June 19, 2013

What goes into the recycling bin can sometimes be confusing. A diaper shouldn't but what about a dog-food bag?

Public Transit

OPB | Nov. 30, 2010

What is the state of TriMet's long and short term plans and how will the public be included in the planning?

Candidate Conversation: Metro President

OPB | Sept. 28, 2010

Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey face off in the race for Metro Council President.

Metro Prez Heads to NYC

OPB | Sept. 01, 2010

As Metro President, David Bragdon, prepares for his new job in New York City, what does he think about this place he's leaving?

Primary Conversations: Metro President

OPB | April 16, 2010

Candidates for Metro Council president talk about the issues of greatest importance to the region.

Urban Turbines

OPB | Aug. 20, 2009

What are the advantages and drawbacks of wind power on a small scale?

Within Bounds

OPB | March 31, 2009

What will the Metro region look like in twenty years if we don't expand the UGB?