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Portland’s highest levels of government support environmental initiatives and green meetings in Portland. Learn more about our city programs and how sustainability and quality of life go hand-in-hand.
City of Portland
Portland Online is the online portal of the city of Portland, covering transportation, government, business, community and services that the city provides.
Metropolitan Exposition and Recreation Commission (MERC)
MERC serves as a catalyst for culture, community and economic vitality for Oregon and the Portland metropolitan region through leadership, advocacy, and expert management of public event venues including the Oregon Convention Center, Center for the Performing Arts and Metropolitan Exposition Center.
Portland’s elected regional government, Metro helps make the Portland metropolitan area an extraordinary place to live, work and play. Metro’s programs include planning and conservation, sustainable living, garbage and recycling.
Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Through partnerships and collaboration, BPS provides: Citywide strategic and comprehensive land use planning; neighborhood, district, economic, historic and environmental research, planning and urban design; policy and services to advance energy efficiency, green building, waste reduction, composting and recycling, solar and renewable energy use, and local sustainable food production; as well as actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
TriMet strives to build a safe, comfortable, reliable and innovative transit system that delivers transportation options to Portland’s growing region. TriMet’s options include MAX light rail, streetcar and bus systems.