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Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting

Posted by on July 10th, 2007 at 10:12 am

@ City Hall (1221 SW 4th Avenue), Lovejoy Room


Announcements/BAC Discussion
Recruitment for BAC vacancies

Eastside Streetcar Design Considerations
Representatives from Portland Streetcar Inc (PSI) will discuss the current design and operational elements they are considering as part of the eastside streetcar. Among the issues to be presented in depth include street and trackway configuration in the River District, Platform location and trackway alignment in the Lloyd District (including along Broadway-Weidler and NE 7th Ave), and opportunities to combine streetcar design with bikeway designs.

Report on Findings from BMP Open Houses
Roger will present a brief report on findings from the Bicycle Master Plan Open Houses conducted during June.

Filling the Naito Gap
Roger will present a design for filling in the gap in the Naito Parkway bike lanes near the Steel Bridge.

Lake Oswego to Portland Streetcar
Metro is currently conducting an alternatives analysis to select a preferred alternative for high capacity transit between Lake Oswego and Portland. Among the alternatives being considered are streetcar in the existing rail right-of-way, streetcar along Macadam, and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Macadam. All alternatives are also looking at potential for a shared use path. Project staff will present their findings to date on the alternatives analyzed and discuss next steps.

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