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Farming's Future

Farming's Future
Building connections between experienced and aspiring farmers in Oregon may be the solution to preserving Oregon's farmland. OSU's Center for Small Farms, IMS and Planning Oregon, and the Rogue Farm Corps report on ways to make land more accessible to aspiring farmers.

Mapping People

Mapping People
A new chapter of Neighborhood Pulse's "Greater Portland 21" stories is here! Maps are a powerful way to convey where people live, how we are distributed across the land, and characteristics about our communities. Learn how maps can inform us about our communities.

Summer Metroscape is Here!

Summer Metroscape is Here!
Housing: a conundrum everyone is trying to solve. The Summer 2016 issue of Metroscape magazine focuses on issues that impact the discussion--from sic buildings to finding a place in the 'burbs to vintage miniature houses.
Welcome to the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies. The Institute was created to better connect the university to issues of concern to communities in the six-county Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan Area, and to bring new attention to key issues of metropolitan significance.

 

 

Interested in learning more about the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies? Keep up to date on news, opinions and other developments by following Director Sheila Martin's blog

 

 


The Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies is proud to be a member of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, which is a collaboration between the Urban Institute and local partners to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems in community-building and policymaking.