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    • THE ACCESSIBILITY OF DINNER: A STUDY OF FOOD ACCESSIBILITY IN BETHEL, EUGENE, OREGON 

      Schooley, Sara (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2009-06-12)
      Food system planning has recently emerged as a component of the city planner’s portfolio as the country faces an unprecedented obesity epidemic caused partly by poor access to high quality, affordable, and healthy foods. ...
    • Adapting to the New Economy: The Impacts of Mountain Bike Tourism in Oakridge, Oregon 

      Meltzer, Nicholas (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2014-06)
      The city of Oakridge, Oregon has seen a measurable increase in the number of mountain bike visitors over the last five years. These visitors are providing a needed boost in their economy, ...
    • Adaptive Reuse: Explaining Collaborations within a Complex Process 

      Bond, Christina (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2011-06)
      Every building, if allowed the chance, will one day become old. Some will individually be deemed “historic” for special cultural, historical, or aesthetic qualities. Others may simply add to the general historic backdrop ...
    • Aggregation of Resources across Indian Country: Reestablishing Trade Networks using Tribally Caught Pacific Salmon 

      Heide, John W. (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2013-06)
      The Tribes of the Pacific Northwest are in a unique position to leverage their resources through aggregation of resources across Indian Country. Due to Treaties, signed with U.S. government in the mid to late 1800s, the ...
    • Air Emissions Policy 

      Wiebush, Amanda; Lervisit, Piyapon; Qian, Alice (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2013-07)
      Portland, Oregon’s airshed contains 19 toxic compounds with levels that exceed Oregon’s benchmarks (Learn, n.d.). In Portland, the cancer risk for some toxics is over 100 times the benchmarks in some census blocks (Flatt, ...
    • Allocation of State Funds for Oregon CASA Programs: A New Funding Model 

      Fleck, Jim; Garcia, Alejandra; Megerssa, Becky (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2012-06)
      Since its creation by a family court judge in Seattle in 1977, the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program has proven itself an effective and successful advocate for abused and neglected children. CASA advocates ...
    • Analyzing the Impacts of Collaborative-Based Recreation Management in Oregon's Black Rock Forest 

      Tomlinson, Titus (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2009-06-12)
      For millions of people, riding a mountain bike is a healthy way to enjoy the outdoors. With a significant amount of mountain biking occurring on Oregon’s public lands there are many implications for those who manage these ...
    • Approaches to Coastal Management 

      Reder, Benjamin (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2011-06)
      The coastal zone includes coastal lands and also nearshore marine waters (Kay and Alder 1999). The interaction between terrestrial and marine environments is what makes the coastal zone unique. Thus, coastal management ...
    • Assessing and Responding to Short-Term Rentals in Oregon: Enabling the Benefits of the Sharing Economy 

      DINATALE, SADIE (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2017-06)
      Assessing and Responding to Short-Term Rentals in Oregon: Enabling the Benefits of the Sharing Economy Local, regional, and state governments across the country struggle to manage the impacts of short-term rentals (STRs), ...
    • Assessing the Economic and Livability Value of Multi-Use Trails: A Case Study into the Tammany Trace Rail Trail in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana 

      Hammons, Hagen Thames (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2015-05)
      Multi-use trails are becoming an economic catalyst and vital contributor to the quality of life for communities all across the nation. This document looks at key factors as to why this is, and takes these factors as a ...
    • AN ASSESSMENT OF PORTLAND’S PREVENTION PROFESSIONALS’ PREPAREDNESS FOR A PRODUCTIVE COALITION 

      Springer, Matt, 1976- (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2007-06)
      Collaborative groups are increasingly used as a medium for intervention with complex social health issues, despite scant systemic empirical research on their impact. With increasing funding being poured into these complex ...
    • Balancing Sustainability Goals: Case Studies in Affordable Housing 

      Kozyra, Ellen (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2007-06)
      Sustainable development is becoming a standard goal for many organizations and governments. In North America, local governments are increasingly involved in supporting sustainability efforts whether through funding or ...
    • Bicycle Tourism as a Rural Economic Development Vehicle 

      Beierle, Heidi (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2011-06)
      At the 2011 Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism an entire workshop session focused on Bicycle Tourism. Oregon has long recognized bicycling – in all forms – as one of the state’s great assets. Travel Oregon, the state’s ...
    • The “Big One”: Attracting Funding to Natural Hazard Mitigation Along the Oregon Coast 

      Hammarback, Kate; Gowan, Christian; Deiters, MaryBeth; Cannon, Kea; Branch, Lauren (2017-06-09)
      The overarching goal of the project is to answer the question: How does Conservation Capital engage with coastal Oregon to attract funding in natural hazard mitigation for a CSZ event? To address the research question, the ...
    • Bike Share Equity Strategies: Successes and Failures 

      Setterfield, Brett R. (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2016)
      Across the country, many different cities and jurisdictions are implementing bike-­‐share systems to provide active transportation options for community members and tourists alike. One of the pr ...
    • Board Feet to Board heads: Natural Amenity-led Development in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area 

      Kraemer, Nicholas (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2009-06-12)
      Many rural communities in the American West are in transition from natural resource extraction based economies to new forms of development. Those located in natural amenity rich areas are experiencing an influx of ...
    • BRANDED IN OREGON: DEVELOPING ORGANIZATIONAL IMAGE IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR 

      Jantz, Dulcie H. (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2008-12-12)
      Ever-increasing competition for donor dollars, volunteers and quality staff has demanded a large-scale increase in the professional practices of nonprofits. To enhance organizational effectiveness, nonprofits have been ...
    • BRANDED IN OREGON: DEVELOPING ORGANIZATIONAL IMAGE IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR 

      Jantz, Dulcie H. (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2008-12)
      Ever-increasing competition for donor dollars, volunteers and quality staff has demanded a large-scale increase in the professional practices of nonprofits. To enhance organizational effectiveness, nonprofits have been ...
    • Bringing Food Systems Home: 

      Harbage, Rebecca A. (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2013-06)
      Do you know where your food is grown? The local foods movement began in response to what advocates saw as the negative impacts of our global-scale, industrial food system, including the disconnection of consumers from the ...
    • Bringing HOPE to Portland 

      Bickle-Eldridge, Chloe (Department of Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon, 2007-06)
      In 1992 Congress established the Urban Revitalization Demonstration Program commonly referred to as HOPE VI. Stated goals of the HOPE VI program are to demolish, rehabilitate and revitalize some of the most distressed ...