02.28.12 The Morning Buzz


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Twitter: Vancouvria TVDowntown BendBend Oregon Forum

Facebook: Miller’s LandingCentral Oregon MagazineKTVZ – NewsChannel 21

Google+: The Oregonian

Pinterest: OregonLive.com

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Broadway Streetscape Improvement Project – The final public event to be hosted by the Broadway Streetscape Design Project will be Monday, March 5, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Beaverton History Center. Participants will have the opportunity to provide feedback on conceptual design options gathered from the Walking Tour and Forum!

City of Oregon City, Oregon – A Community Open House is happening tonight (Monday, Feb 27) from 5pm – 7pm at City Hall to introduce the Oregon City Transportation System Plan Update’s purpose, process, intended outcomes, and receive feedback on work completed thus far. Your comments matter! Let’s work together to improve our transportation system.

Ron Wyden Wants Your Questions – You have until Feb. 28 to submit your question. Signing up to Reddit is pretty painless—it takes about 10 seconds and doesn’t require and email address or access to your Facebook page.


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Google+ vs Facebook: It’s No Contest – Google+ is a virtual ghost town compared with Facebook. PC users spent an average of about three minutes a month on Google+ between last September and January, versus six to seven hours on Facebook.

INFOGRAPHIC: Who Really Uses LinkedIn? – Who really uses LinkedInWhere do they live? Work? What do they care about?

Raleigh’s Guerrilla Wayfinding Signs Deemed Illegal – People in other cities started contacting Matt Tomasulo, the grad-student mastermind behind the escapade, to figure out how to replicate it in their hometowns. In short, the project accomplished exactly what a good guerrilla campaign is supposed to: it got people buzzing (and, in this case, about the otherwise unexciting topic of walkability).

Cities Borrow From New York Pensions to Pay Them – Critics say the loans allowed governments in the state to put off dealing with soaring employee retirement costs.

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