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Learn how a temporary pop-up plaza and "road diet" in downtown Portland, Oregon, helped turn a troubled and underutilized roadway in the city's Old Chinatown district into a vibrant shopping, dining, entertainment, ping-pong-playing and Voodoo Doughnut-devouring destination. Read more about this effort and several others featured in the AARP Pop-Up Demonstration Tool Kit. »

 

Older adults, people of color and the poor are at risk where cars rule the road
Older adults, people of color and the poor are at risk where cars rule the road
People eat very large Voodoo Doughnuts in a temporary plaza in Portland, Oregon

A pop-up demonstration plaza becomes a great place for dining giant doughnuts.



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