Local Civic Information on the Internet
One of a series of forums on "The Internet and the Community" created
by the City Club of Portland's Technology & Business Issues Committee.
10 April 1996
- Steve Johnson
- Manager of Community Research, Center for Urban Studies, PSU
- Donna Reed
- Community Information System Program Specialist, Multnomah County Library
- Neal McBurnett
- (Moderator) Boulder Community Network; Lucent Technologies (AT&T Bell Labs)
The focal point for civic information in the Portland metropolitan area is
- Regional Information Technology Network. It contains pointers, directly
or indirectly, to most of the rest of this information and much more.
You can access the Internet either via your own account
or from your local library, in
person or via modem. See http://www.multnomah.lib.or.us/ritnet/ritcit.html
for specific pointers.
Cafe's are getting into the act also, e.g.
The Habit: http://www.habit.com/~habit/ is a cafe at SE 21st and Clinton with inexpensive
Other Civic Networks
Concrete Examples of Civic Sites
Sponsored by the City Club of Portland: http://www.pdxcityclub.org/~pdxcc/
This handout is on-line at http://bcn.boulder.co.us/~neal/cityclub/civic.html.
Last Modified: 1996-01-23
Neal McBurnett: http://bcn.boulder.co.us/~neal/