A plan to transform Portland together: Guest opinion

Tents line a path along Interstate 205 in the Lents neighborhood, where residents say the homeless population has exploded after the Springwater Corridor was swept a year ago. (Stephanie Yao Long/Staff ) BY STUART EMMONS Most of us pass by the tents everyday. They remind us that people are suffering. Homelessness hurts all of us, and we need to address it before we can move forward with other priorities. This…