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The City of Portland is an urban area that benefits from comprehensive thinking and planning. In Portland, urban design, multi-modal transportation systems, watershed health, parks, open spaces, and infrastructure systems are all enhanced by integrated planning, design, and budgeting.
Portland is a leader in using strategies that manage stormwater runoff, enhance community and neighborhood livability, and strengthen the local economy. A street that uses vegetated facilities to manage stormwater runoff at its source is referred to as a Green Street. A Green Street is a sustainable stormwater strategy that meets regulatory compliance and resource protection goals by using a natural systems approach to manage stormwater, reduce flows, improve water quality and enhance watershed health.
The council recognizes that a comprehensive Green Street approach is an important development strategy to:
Want to see some Green Street projects? Download the Portland Green Streets Tour Map.
For more information about Green Streets and sustainable stormwater management, contact Emily Hauth at 503-823-7378.
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