Learn about Metro's initiatives and find tools designed to promote prosperous communities and enrich the natural environment. Share your ideas for the region's transportation, land use, natural areas, garbage disposal and recycling systems.
The Oregon Zoo is creating a 20-year master plan, new animal exhibits, a veterinary medical center and a new education center, thanks to support from the region's voters...Go
Help shape the future of the region by contributing your ideas on growth, transportation, recycling and more!..Go
The region's land use and transportation policies protect farms and forests while revitalizing downtowns and main streets. Learn about the vision guiding policy decisions and development to make a great place for current and future generations... Go
Learn about the urban growth boundary and the designation of urban and rural reserves. Find out about efforts to create vibrant communities and encourage nature-friendly design...Go
Discover how the Metro Council is working to implement the Regional Transportation Plan by investing in transportation projects and expanding travel options...Go
Metro works with partners to protect natural areas, restore sensitive habitat for fish and wildlife, and plan the region’s parks and trails...Go
Wondering where the garbage for 1.5 million people goes? Find out how Metro guides the region’s garbage and recycling systems and works to reduce waste...Go
Read the 2040 Growth Concept, the Regional Framework Plan and other long-range plans that guide Metro's work and help shape the future of the region...Go
Whether you are a developer, lender, builder, city planner, elected official or resident Metro offers an array of placemaking tools, training, consultant services and funds you can use in your community.
Discover how Metro is helping spark vibrant downtowns and main streets through public/private partnerships, investments and incentives in key development projects located near transit.
Learn more about nature-friendly development practices that benefit the environment and your business.
The Community Investment Toolkit provides information to local governments, nonprofit organizations, developers and community leaders about best practices for creating and enhancing vibrant urban communities.
Discover practical information for designing safe and healthy streets with four handbooks published by Metro.
Metro is seeking applications for projects that re-green and re-nature neighborhoods.
Metro is working to promote efficient use of land through redevelopment of contaminated properties that provides economic benefits to communities.