Last week Portland Transport reported that the idea of recycling the old Sauvie Island Bridge and turning it into a bike and pedestrian overpass in Northwest Portland was dead.
However judging from this statement from a post on Commissioner Sam Adams’ blog, the idea might still have some life:
“When all is said and done, the project will really only be able to proceed if the surrounding neighborhoods rally around the project and work to significantly fill the $1.5 million gap facing the Sauvie Island Bridge Project.”
So now they’re actually calling it a “project”! OK, so how do we organize this? $1.5 million seems like a drop in the bucket when you look at the prevailing demographics of Northwest Portland.
Any socialites out there who can organize a big fundraiser? This computerized rendition says it all.
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