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The Green Loop

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Check out the new Green Loop website:

An urban design concept proposes a 6-mile signature linear park and active transportation path that will bring new life and energy to the Central City. The Green Loop concept will promote more walking, biking, rolling, jogging and public transit trips helping contribute to a smaller city-wide carbon footprint.

Staff Contacts:

Mark Raggett, 503-823-6030
Lora Lillard, 503-823-7721
Marc Asnis, 503-823-4174

Letter of Support from Mayor Ted Wheeler

The Mayor shares why he thinks the Green Loop is an important investment in Portland’s future and the entire community.

The Green Loop Vision

A vision for a linear park that connects people to places within and beyond Portland's downtown neighborhoods and to the Willamette River.

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Key Objectives

The Green Loop supports multiple objectives

Green Loop Concept Report

The concept report is an overview of the Green Loop, its objectives and design principles. It was adopted with the West Quadrant and Southeast Quadrant Plans for the Central City.

Green Loop Brochure

Print your own brochure! Print double-sided with the paper flipped on short edge (11x17 preferred, but letter size is ok). Then make a quarter-fold: first, fold in half long-ways. Next, fold in half again, short-ways. Voila.

Green Loop Presentation

The Green Loop Presentation, a companion piece to the concept report, gives a presentation-ready overview of the Green Loop with speaking points

Green Loop Presentation Notes

Speaking points for the Green Loop presentation.