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Air quality an issue in Trainsong

Residents of the Trainsong Neighborhood in West Eugene may experience improvements in air quality after a new partnership formed at a Neighborhood Association meeting. Representatives from Beyond Toxics, an Oregon environmental health agency based in Eugene, spoke to the Trainsong … Continue reading

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The Whiteaker – neighborhood watch.

My group was assigned the Whiteaker area which is by far my favorite neighborhood in Eugene, Ore. The reason The Whit is such a cool location is because of it’s history. It’s named after Oregon’s first Governor John Whiteaker. Unfortunately, I was … Continue reading

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Trainsong Neighborhood plays a mysterious tune

Sandwiched between the noise of the 99 highway and the city’s train yard, the Trainsong Neighborhood is a maze of railroad tracks and dead end roads. Due to time constraints, our group had to divide into two mini groups and visit the … Continue reading

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Trainsong Neighborhood Stays Strong, Despite Environmental Concerns

By Alex Zielinski Something’s in the air in northwest Eugene’s Trainsong neighborhood, and it’s not environmental pollutants from the nearby railroad yard. The smallest neighborhood in town, with a neighborhood association less than two years old, is slowly developing into … Continue reading

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