Cities Convene to Learn from Portland on EcoDistricts
The Portland Sustainability Institute hosted teams from 10 cities this week for the first ever EcoDistricts Institute, a three-day educational program. The institute, which wrapped up Thursday, included delegates from Boston, Philadelphia, Cleveland, San Francisco, Charlotte, N.C., Mountain View, Calif., Austin, Texas, Bellingham, Wash., Vancouver, British Columbia and Guadalajara, Mexico. Each city has a project underway that fits into the institute’s ecodistrict definition — a neighborhood or district that develops a comprehensive management strategy for energy, water, waste, recycling, green infrastructure and mobility.
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