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West Portland Town Center Plan documents and resources

Background documents, and health and demographic assessments of the area
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Discussion Draft

Volume 1 – Reports & Actions

Volume 2 – Code, Policy & Map Amendments 

Volume 3 – Appendices

Appendix A: Existing Conditions: Health Equity Impact Assessment:

Appendix B: Existing Condition: Demographic Assessment:

Appendix C: Existing Conditions: Urban Form Assessment:

Appendix D: Existing Conditions: Business Inventory and Assessment:

Appendix E: Southwest Equitable Housing Strategy

Appendix F: Southwest Equitable Development Strategy 

Discussion Draft Engagement Reports

Scenario Planning and Development

Cascadia Partners describes the analytical and community planning process to create three growth scenarios and then select a preferred scenario. They describe the equity implications, land use modeling, and the market feasibility analysis to understand the conditions that will inform redevelopment.

Project Overview 

Community Based Organizations Resources

Research Resources

Best Practices for Healthy, Equitable, Sustainable Transit Oriented Development

Demographic Assessment

Cascadia Partners performed a demographic assessment of the West Portland Town Center (WPTC) study area to better understand the community and how it has changed over time.

Health Equity Impact Assessment

The analysis focuses on how to operationalize public health research and data to drive decisions in the Southwest Corridor redevelopment process and improve equitable opportunities for healthy living.

Business Inventory and Needs Assessment

Portland State University urban planning students analyzed the business environment, inventoried businesses, surveyed business owners, and researched best practices in equitable business district support.

Urban Form Assessment 

The team conducted an urban form assessment of the West Portland Town Center (WPTC) study area. Using GIS data, policy documents, and on-the ground fieldwork, we analyzed connectivity, walkability, existing land use patterns, community assets, and building forms.