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Entries Tagged as 'Urban Design'

Fire Looms Over Eugene’s Future

September 14th, 2022 No Comments

A bee sting … turned out to be a Cedar Creek ember, carried by the wind. It’s touching us now.


Eugene’s Corners Need Love

September 4th, 2022 No Comments

It’s time for Eugene to stretch itself. We’re building up in the center and along major transportation corridors. At last, some taller projects that aren’t part of the speculative student housing mix. It always bothered me that the tallest neon sign that visitors saw entering from the Ferry Street Bridge was atop Eugene Hotel, where […]


Bicycling’s Bright Spot

August 24th, 2022 No Comments

It’s becoming clear that our best future will be more electrified. That future has already arrived on bike paths all around the area.


Do We Have Sights Worth Seeing?

August 14th, 2022 No Comments

Except for cheapskates going to Track Town Pizza for free souvenir napkins and a handful of high-end eateries, most places reported no perceivable increases.


University Land Swap: Yes, Please

August 8th, 2022 No Comments

The proposed swap could become the most valuable land deal since John Musumeci lured PeaceHealth to RiverBend.


Rejoice for Our Riverfront Renaissance

June 19th, 2022 No Comments

Like the Willamette River itself, our history around its edges ambles through us in almost every direction.


Bring WNBA to Eugene

June 12th, 2022 No Comments

It feels too soon — which is to say, just right. Ambition is always dressed for tomorrow, not for today.


Touting Transit Systems

April 27th, 2022 No Comments

The transit map and schedules is our Table of Contents. It’s not the city itself, but it gives you a lot of clues about what you’ll find inside it.


Let’s Make Resettling Our Thing

December 29th, 2021 No Comments

The more the outreach expands, the more likely they will be looking for the skills and interests you can offer.


Traffic Comes to Eugene

October 1st, 2021 No Comments

This ribbon of road has always separated our east from west. It’s once again a straight line, recreating our history.