Neighborhood Survey on Your Transportation Preferences
Your neighborhood associations need to hear from everyone, regardless of your chosen modes of transit. Please note this is NOT an LTD sponsored survey.
Your immediate, anonymous feedback is critical: Lane Transit District (LTD) has proposed the most dramatic bus system changes in its history to promote what they hope would be an overall increase in system ridership. Details are available at: https://transittomorrow.org/.
This survey was designed by the Southeast Neighbors ad hoc committee on transportation as a way to help all neighborhoods collect more detailed information on how community members use (or don’t use) buses in our neighborhoods and how Transit Tomorrow may impact neighborhoods. The information we collect will help facilitate dialogue and responsible decision-making with the LTD Board of Directors. A final plan will be voted on by the board in June 2020.
Estimated time to take this survey: 4 minutes
Tools and techniques for getting through an extended power outage at your home.
Presented by the Eugene Neighborhood Preparedness Network on Saturday January 11 from 1:00 – 3:00pm at Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard Street in Eugene.
Is this the future of Southwest Neighbors?
The Oregon Legislature has dictated that Eugene must upzone all single-family neighborhoods to allow redevelopment with triplexes and fourplexes. What’s more, the legislation leaves what gets built, and where, up to developers and large real estate investment organizations.
An example of a demolished neighborhood is how the character and livability of Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood was destroyed when blanket upzoning allowed radical redevelopment.
Get informed. Get involved. Take action. Protect your neighborhood.
Join your neighbors for a highly informative seminar on House Bill 2001’s impacts and action you can take.
“The Complete Survival Guide for Single-Family Neighborhoods” — Presented by Paul Conte Wednesday, December 11 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Tsunami Books — 2585 Willamette St. For more information, visit TrustTheNeighbors.org/seminar
Note to Southwest Hills Residents & Homeowners:
Homes south of W. 29th Ave. and around the Edgewood Shopping Center are prime targets for developers who want City Council to upzone so the developers can demolish homes and redevelop as high-end condos and apartments. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn specific actions you can take to protect your neighborhood.
Lane County will hold its first FREE Plastics Round-up on Sunday, September 30th, 10 am – 2 pm at the Glenwood Transfer Station, 3100 E 17th Ave, Eugene.
We’ll be collecting #2, #4 and #5 tubs, jugs, bottles, lids and beverage handles.
All materials brought to this event must be clearly stamped with a resin code (number inside chasing arrows) of #2, #4 or #5 and must be separated into shape descriptions. No other plastic types will be collected at this event.
All items must be washed clean. Remove all labels that are not printed on container.
Some examples of ACCEPTED items:
- #2 and #5 yogurt tubs and #4 yogurt lids (separated into three categories)
- #5 dairy and cottage cheese tubs (not the lid because it is not marked)
Some examples of EXCLUDED items:
- Arizona tea jugs marked both #5 AND #7
- Coffee Mate bottles #1
Why a Round-Up?
Recent disruptions to international recycling markets has driven changes in the collection of mixed recycling (aka curbside commingled recycling) systems in Lane County. Some communities have had to prohibit plastics in order to ensure that sorting facilities can produce a marketable paper commodity for remanufacturing.
Lane County and its partners are developing strategies to maintain recycling collection for the plastics that can be successfully recycled in the Pacific Northwest. The key to successful recycling is to ensure each commodity type is uncontaminated by other plastics or debris of any kind.
Interested in volunteering for this event?
Contact Kelly Bell at 541-682-2059 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information, contact: email@example.com or visit the Lane County website.
Dr. Toomey from the UO Department of Earth Sciences will give a talk about earthquake hazards in Oregon and how the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system can be used by business, industry, government, and the public to become better prepared to respond to earthquakes.
August 8th, 2018
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
At the Springfield Justice Center, 2nd Floor, 230 4th Street, Springfield, Oregon
The new Newsletter for June is being mailed out to SHiNA residents. This Newsletter includes a free Southwest Hills Neighborhood bumper sticker.