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Chart No. 1: Population Density of Metro Area (people per square mile) - Portland 1990 2800; New York 1990 4100; Portland under 2040 Plan 4700; Los Angeles 1990 5400. Source: Census Bureau, Metro. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

Chart No. 2: Land Cover in the U.S. (1995) - 48% Agriculture; 38% Forests; 6% Developed; 4% Fresh Water; 4% Wetlands. Source: Pacific Research Institute, 1997. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

Chart No. 3: Mode Split, Inside Portland UGB - Auto: in 1990 92%, under 2040 Plan 88%; Transit: in 1990 2.8%, under 2040 Plan 6.3%; Walk/Bike: in 1990 5.2%, under 2040 Plan 5.7%. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

Chart No. 4: 1994 Estimated Oregon Gross State Product, Percentage Contributions: 18.3% Services; 17.8% Finance; 17.5% Trade; 12.0% Govt.; 8.7% Utilities; 6.8% Wood; 5.3% Other Mfg.; 5.0% Ag.; 4.5% High Tech.; 4.1% Const. Source: Agri-Business Council of Oregon, 1997. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

Chart No. 5: Urban Lands Compared with Recreational Lands and Wildlife Preserves, United States, 1992. Parks 148; Wildlife Refuges 185.9; National Forests 106.7; State Forests 29.4; Developed Lands 92.8. Source: Diamond & Noonan, 1994; CPI, 1998. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

Chart No. 6: Transit Cost Effectiveness-Total Cost per Passenger Mile (1985 Cents/Mile). Heavy Rail 140; Light Rail 340; Bus 35; Van 12.5. Source: Congressional Budget Office. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

Chart No. 7: Transit Energy Use BTU/Passenger Mile. Van 1500; Bus 4000; Light Rail 5000; Heavy Rail 4000. Source: Congressional Budget Office. Reprinted by permission from the Cascade Policy Institute.

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