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By the Numbers

Number of acres saved by transit-oriented development projects. To date, these projects have covered 80 acres compared to the 504 acres that would have been needed for the same housing under conventional suburban development.

Protected by voters

Chehalem Ridge

12,000 acres and counting

Thanks to two voter-approved bond measures, the Metro Natural Areas Program has protected more than 12,000 acres across the Portland metropolitan area. Caring for this land enhances water quality, wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities for future generations. Learn more

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