South Waterfront event will focus on sustainable transport

Posted by on January 7th, 2009 at 3:05 pm

The folks that manage Portland’s innovative South Waterfront neighborhood have planned a special transportation fair that will focus on sustainable ways to get around.

Part of the event will be a panel discussion titled, Give Sustainable Transport the Green Light that will focus on getting around Portland without a car.

The panel will include representatives for the Bureau of Transportation and TriMet as well as staff from bike shop Clever Cycles, car-sharing program Zipcar, and a salesperson from SmartCar.


    Sustainable Transportation Fair at South Waterfront
    Wednesday, January 14th – 6:30 ~ 8:30 pm
    Location: John Ross Plaza Studio (

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Where exactly on the south waterfront is this happening?

Lesley Poirier

More info about this event:
Part of the South Waterfront Sustainability Speaker Series

WHAT:South Waterfront Community Relations invites you to this FREE event to learn more about Zipcars, Smart Cars, Streetcars, bicycles and more from Portland’s alternative transportation organizations. This event will include a panel discussion by key representatives and real live Smart Cars, Zipcars and Clever Cycles on display for you to explore. Learn how easy it can be to get around in a green way in Portland!

Piping hot pizza from Hot Lips Pizza and cold beer from Hopworks Brewery will be served.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 14th
6:30-8:30 PM

WHERE: John Ross Plaza Studio
3623 SW River Parkway, Portland OR 97239

*Dan Bower, Project Manager for PDOT
*Robert Liberty, Councilor for Metro District 6
*Kay Dannen, Project Manager for Portland Streetcar
*Carl Larson, Bike Ambassador for Bicycle Transportation Alliance
*Jody Yates, Project Manager for Gibbs ST. Pedestrian Bridge
*Kaleb Miller, Marketing Manager for Zipcar
*Trang Hamm, President & GM for Smart Car Portland
*Martina Fahrner, Partner at Clever Cycles

This event is FREE and open to the PUBLIC

PLEASE RSVP TO: or call 503.222.7788