After staging literally hundreds of different shows in the same space at Actors Cabaret in downtown Eugene, Roberts knows how to make people suspend their disbelief. He has “street cred” about how to give this stretch of street some credibility.
Entries Tagged as 'Urban Design'
August 2nd, 2013 · 9 Comments
July 29th, 2013 · 4 Comments
Tolerance is supposed to be in Eugene’s wheelhouse, but apparently not when it involves wheeled houses.
June 21st, 2013 · No Comments
Organically, a vibe has begun to take hold. Like baserunners distracting a pitcher to give the hitter a better chance, each success gave the next batter up a boost of confidence. Now we have a vibrant downtown with only a few strategic vacancies. Looking ahead, there are more bases to be loaded.
June 7th, 2013 · 7 Comments
Bike share programs make it easy for users to mix and match their transportation choices, based on weather, schedule, energy, and impulse.
May 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments
Bijou Metro will have two theaters that seat 35 each, plus two screening rooms that seat about half as many. They hope to open next weekend, after a sneak preview for their key supporters. You could be among them.
April 26th, 2013 · No Comments
Removing those vehicles waiting to turn left eliminates most of the “luck” we currently rely on when we navigate Willamette Street. Bad luck is experienced as stress, and that stress is not divided equally among the drivers affected.
March 8th, 2013 · 1 Comment
If we declare as a community that we will no longer support or subsidize surface parking lots in our city center, we’ll get there that much quicker. We’re already close.
February 1st, 2013 · No Comments
When citizens see value in what’s been built with their tax dollars, everyone wins. The challenge now moves to the designers. Teach a dime to sing like a dollar.
January 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment
What is now 75 seconds might become 90 seconds, but consistently so. The delays that come from choosing the wrong lane will be eliminated, because there will be only one thoroughgoing lane.
January 4th, 2013 · No Comments
Our Seussapalooza worked. Many of these decision-makers hadn’t been inside the library building in years. We didn’t have to explain the need. It was obvious.