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Neighborhood Planning and Livability

2012 NE 82nd Tour-Roseway Article

CNN Community Economic Development Roundtable Discussions

What does community economic development mean to you in your neighborhood? CNN is hosting a series roundtable dialogues for neighborhood, community, and business district leaders. This is an opportunity to share your ideas on community economic development where thriving neighborhood businesses contribute to healthy communities. In the recent roundtables we heard from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) and the Portland Development Commission (PDC) to discuss how we can create and build on opportunities to work together on equity and local prosperity. See you for more insightful conversations and advocacy!


Imagine NE 82nd Avenue (photo above: MURP workshop at Madison High School)

InSight Visioning and Planning, a group of PSU students in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program (MURP) worked in cooperation with Central Northeast Neighbors' Advisory Committee to develop a vision plan for NE 82nd - Imagine NE 82nd.

Neighborhood Climate Action Plan Handbook

CNN Organizing to Affect Change Workshop

CNNLUTOP NE 82nd Tour



Click Here to See Digital Images of the 2010 CNN Portland Plan Workshop! CNN workshop notes.


CNN Land Use, Transportation and Open Space Committee (CNNLUTOP)

Land use and transportation representatives from each of the CNN neighborhoods come together monthly to discuss local planning issues.

The CNNLUTOP Committee hosts presentations and discussions by experts, developers, community organizations and public agencies on topics of current interest. Presenters, topics and projects include:


  • Port of Portland/Bureau of Planning and Sustainability-Airport Futures
  • Safe Routes to Schools-Bureau of Transportation
    Portland Plan
    Hollywood Urban Park
  • Bicycle Master Plan
  • Cully Green Street
  • Sandy Blvd Storefront Improvement Program
  • Eastside MAX Station Area Plan
  • Glenhaven Skatepark
  • Pedestrian Safet

In addition, there is time allocated for neighborhood representatives to share information and to act on community issues to guide change at the local level. Other objectives involve exploring current land use regulations, codes and other practices.

CNN LUTOP Monthly Meeting All are welcome to join First Mondays of the Month, 7pm at CNN 4415 NE 87th near Sandy Blvd. For more information please contact Alison Stoll at 503-823-2778, alisons@cnncoalition.org or Sandra Lefrancois at 503-823-2780 sandral@cnncoalition.org