Business and civic leaders, experts, teachers, students, and citizens from all walks of life contributing to the leadership of Portland, Oregon as the most sustainability conscious city in the United States.
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The Walkable City by Jeff Speck
How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car -- which he calls "a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device" -- by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference. Published on Oct 14, 2013
Mr. Speck talks about Portland, Oregon and it's early (1970's) commitment to bicycles and walkability. He has spoken in Portland, Oregon and remains a strong supporter of Portland's "new way."
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EarthSayer Jeff Speck
The Necessity of 'Action Ecology' by Dr. M. Jahi Chappell
Oregon Governor on Coal and Cars- Kate Brown
When the Ordinary Just Won't Do by Renee Ward
Science Friction by Charles Welden and Prakash Chenjeri
A Clear Vision: An Equitable Planet 2 of 2
Eliminating Homelessness in Portland: Deja vu All Over Again? (2005)
Spongy Parking Lots by Ruth Ann Barrett
Raw Faith: Marilyn Sewell
The Story of "U" by Ruth Ann Barrett
Respect and Equality for All by Ramon Ramirez
Why Don't You Do Something About It? by Sarajoy Pond
On Being Eco-minded by Lorie Wigle
Albina Community Bank and Sustainability
The Triumph of the Commons by Kim Smith
Fostering Relationship between Committee and Community by LeRoy Patton
Can a Private Business Model Work for Public Universities?
The Metropolitan Revolution: Selling Sustainability
Local Efforts to End Homelessness
Old Town/Chinatown Revitalization: Winning Solutions through Restorations
Do We Have to Choose? Clean Air, Good Roads, Smart Choice?
What Is Community Rights Movement by Paul Cienfuegos
Energy Conservation and Social Equity 2 of 2: Kate Miller
Community-driven Culture of Portland, Oregon, 1 of 2: Rob Bennett
Rehabilitation of Old Town/Chinatown Neighborhood
Negotiating Portland's Development Projects with John Russell
What Do Oregonians Care About in 2013 with Adam Davis
Growing Awareness Into Action by Barbara Ford
Healthcare & Homelessness Panel at Portland City Club
Sustainability Used To Be A Lot More Work:Portland Center Stage
All About Kiva: Matt and Jessica Flannery
Sustainability: EarthDay for All and the Challenge of Inequity: Ron Sims
Portland Oregon's Bold Climate Action and Sustainability
Ozzie Gonzalez, LEED A.P
Portland Architecture: How Good is Good Enough?
Social Sustainability and Social Work: John Ossowski
State of Our Equity: Equal Pay, Income Inequality, & the Minimum Wage Debate
Neighborhoods: One Size Does Not Fit All
Marcelo Bonta of the Center for Diversity & the Environment
The Carrot Zone Presentation by Ruth Ann Barrett
Minority Entrepreneurs in Technology with James Pritchett
Susan Anderson and Jill Kolek: Portland, OR: Solarize Portland Campaig