FrOGS Meeting: Thanks to all who came!

We’re ecstatic at the level of support witnessed at last night’s FrOGS community meeting. Thanks so much to all who came. For those who couldn’t make it last night we plan to post a meeting wrap-up as well as next steps for the group soon.

If you filled out an interest card at the meeting you can expect FrOGS to contact you soon.

We received some great questions on the interest cards and on the Green Street Questions board at the meeting. We have our work cut out for us researching answers, which will also be posted here.

The initial results answer some questions we, the students, had about the project. It showed there really is great enthusiasm for this initiative in the community. There are also those ready to help lead FrOGS forward.

Thanks again for everyone’s help and support.

For those interested in a copy of the book Green Streets: Innovative solutions for stormwater and stream crossings:

You may also be interested in two other publications: Creating Livable Streets, and Trees for Green Streets, all published by Metro. One copy of each of these publications is availible free of charge to Portland metro-area residents.

To get your free copies simply stop by the Metro office, 600 NE Grand Ave. on business days between 8am and 5pm. Bring a driver’s licence or other proof of residency.

You may also email Meto at 2040@metro-region.org or call Linda Martin, 503-797-1843, to have the books mailed to your address.

For more information on the books check out the Metro: tools for designing streets webpage.

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