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    • Advancing Sustainability by Fostering Civic Engagement 

      Nelson, Jonathan; Stavitsky, Al (University of Oregon, 2010)
      Sustainability is a fairly understandable concept when dealing with concrete examples. Buildings and urban planning can reach sustainable standards by conserving energy, efficiently handling waste or encouraging residents ...
    • Bicycle Transportation 

      Welch, Monica; Schlossberg, Marc (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The proposals reviewed in this document were generated as a result of collaboration between the City of Salem and the University of Oregon Sustainable Cities Initiative. Fifty-one students in a Planning, Public Policy, ...
    • Brownfields/Green Neighborhoods: Integrating Riverfront Park with Pringle Creek 

      Costic, Alexandra; Ochs, Kelsey; Thoren, Roxi (University of Oregon, 2010)
      University of Oregon students in a combined architecture and landscape architecture studio worked together to research and develop ideas for integrating Riverfront Park with Pringle Creek and for the redevelopment of ...
    • Controlling Congestion Through Parking Policy: Minimums, Maximums, and the Road to an Efficient Future 

      Cogburn, Jordan; Yang, Yizhao (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This report was created in response to the City of Salem’s interest in comparing the off-street parking requirements of their zoning ordinance with those of other similar cities in the United States. The report also ...
    • Cultural Mapping in Northeast Salem: A Civic Engagement Study 

      Arnold, Teresa J.; Shepherd, Jay; Silberman, Lauren; Blandy, Douglas; Fenn, John (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This document outlines work done by graduate students in the Art and Sustainable Society course in the University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program during the Fall term 2010 and provides recommendations to the ...
    • Development Proposals for Three Targeted Sites in Salem, Oregon 

      Braseth, Mark; Larco, Nico; Schlossberg, Marc (University of Oregon, 2010)
      Students in a combined Architecture and Planning class called City Growth/ City Design were asked to create development proposals for three sites located in urban renewal areas of Salem, Oregon, as part of the University ...
    • Downtown Parks Connectivity Analysis with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 

      Bean, Trafton; Schlossberg, Marc (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The following report documents the ideas, proposals, and methodologies produced by the Sustainable City Year (SCY) Downtown Parks Connectivity project for the City of Salem. The Downtown Parks Connectivity project members ...
    • Downtown Salem Circulation Study 

      Johnson, Pamela C.; Monsere, Chris (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The City of Salem is adapting its current transportation infrastructure to enhance active transportation within the City. The City is complying with the goals of Vision 2020 – a comprehensive effort to secure a vibrant ...
    • Efficient Public Lighting Options 

      Sylwester, Liesel; Germany, Jason O. (University of Oregon, 2010)
      A Product Design studio course from the University of Oregon took on the Efficient Public Lighting Options project and worked to develop design concepts that would meet Salem’s lighting needs and reduce their energy use. ...
    • Engaging the Latino Community in Salem 

      Lopez, Monique G.; Welch, Mackie; Sandoval, Gerardo (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The purpose of this report is to provide City of Salem personnel with recommendations of strategies to use when engaging with the growing Latino population in the city. The barriers, opportunities, and action items ...
    • Environmental Law: Green Building, Graywater, and Stormwater 

      McGinn, Jennifer; Wilson, Jan (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As part of the Sustainable City Year partnership with the City of Salem, five students from the University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental Law Clinic course researched sustainable building and stormwater ...
    • Green Cities 

      Cyrus, Heather; Dillard, Suni; Young, Robert (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As one of the Sustainable City Year (SCY) projects this year, Green Cities students were asked to research, plan, and design environmentally friendly re-use and redevelopment options for the Salem Housing Authority ...
    • High Performance, High Density, High Ambitions: Housing for the Salem Housing Authority 

      O'Neil, Shane; Keyes, Peter (University of Oregon, 2010)
      In collaboration with Peter Keyes’s 2011 Advanced Architectural Design Studio at the University of Oregon and the Sustainable Cities Initiative, the City of Salem and the Salem Housing Authority (SHA) sought to re-imagine ...
    • Industrial ecology 

      Ofri, Orit; Howard-Grenville, Jennifer (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This report summarizes the work done by students in the Industrial Ecology class at the University of Oregon during fall term 2010. The students explored industrial ecology concepts to evaluate opportunities in two ...
    • Minto-Brown Island Park Citizen Communications Strategy 

      Nelson, Jonathan; Stavitsky, Al (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The city collaborated with students from the University of Oregon’s Strategic Communication program to develop a communication plan to address a variety of concerns. The city specifically wanted students to create a plan ...
    • Minto-Brown Island Park Studio 

      Bingle, Logan; Nevers, Vanessa; Ruggeri, Deni (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The City of Salem asked the Minto-Brown Island Park research and design studio, led by University of Oregon Landscape Architecture Professor Deni Ruggeri, to provide a new interpretive trail plan for Minto-Brown Island ...
    • North Downtown Waterfront Development: Building Design Proposals 

      Schmidt, Elizabeth M.; Larco, Nico (University of Oregon, 2010)
      During the Fall 2010 and Winter 2011 academic terms at the University of Oregon, twelve students in an architecture studio course worked with the City of Salem to develop twelve different architectural programs and designs ...
    • North Downtown Waterfront Development: Urban Design Proposals 

      Schmidt, Elizabeth M.; Larco, Nico (University of Oregon, 2010)
      During the fall 2010 academic term at the University of Oregon, five groups of three students in an architecture studio course worked with the City of Salem to develop five schemes for the redevelopment of the North ...
    • Salem Civic Center - Interior Architecture 

      Fuller, Leah; Zimmer, Linda (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As a part of the University of Oregon Sustainable City Year program, sixteen students enrolled in a mid-level interior design studio examined the Salem Civic Center building, generating proposals for renovation and reuse ...
    • Salem North Downtown Riverfront Redevelopment Concept Plan 

      Dong, Baofeng; Mild, Cortney; Margerum, Richard; Parker, Robert; Young, Robert F. (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This concept plan mainly aims to restore the ecology along Mill Creek and the Willamette River and transform the North Downtown Riverfront into a mixeduse neighborhood with affordable housing, public transit, community ...