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Advocacy and other happenings this week

Evan Schneider will read from his new book tonight at Powell’s. Below is a menu of advocacy opportunities and other events around the Portland region this week. Tuesday, November 22 Clark County Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Clark County Community Health Building (1601 E. Fourth Plain Boulevard, Room 210, Vancouver WA) This … Read more


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Advocacy This Week (formerly the Advocacy Roundup)

Get involved and make a difference.(Photo © J. Maus) Below are some of the many opportunities to get involved and make a difference on transportation projects and issues throughout our region this week… Tuesday, November 15th Adult Bike Riding Class, Part I PBOT is sponsoring classes to get adults riding bikes. Do you know healthy … Read more


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The Advocacy Roundup

Below are some of the many opportunities to get involved and make a difference on transportation projects and issues throughout our region this week… Tuesday, November 8th TV Highway Corridor Plan Open House 4:00-7:00 p.m. Hillsboro Civic Center (150 E Main St, Hillsboro) ODOT is considering rebuilding the Tualatin Valley Highway, either as a 6 … Read more


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The Advocacy Roundup

TriMet’s “Be Seen Be Safe” rally comes to Pioneer Square Friday.(Photo © J. Maus) We now present to you the weekly roundup of meetings, open houses, and other opportunities for activism… Tuesday, Nov 1 North Williams Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting Noon to 2:00 pm, Red Cross Board Room (3131 N Vancouver Ave) Here’s the blurb … Read more


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The Advocacy Roundup

Want to get involved this week? Here’s how. Tonight! October 24th CRC EIS Public Comments due Send to feedback@columbiarivercrossing.org by midnight on Monday. EIS Link. Speak up or assume that your elected officials think you love this five mile, 10-20 lane freeway expansion megaproject. Workshop: Bike Safety on Highway 43 5:30 – 7:00pm Lakewood Center … Read more


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The Advocacy Roundup

The week ahead in advocacy and wonkery… Tuesday, October 18th Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting (7:00 – 9:00 pm, Pettygrove Room, City Hall) The PAC is the walking-focused cousin of the Bicycle Advisory Committee. The public is welcomed, though public comment is limited. Expect about a dozen committee members, Pedestrian Coordinator April Bertelsen, and some members … Read more


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The Advocacy Roundup (get info, get involved)

If you want to get involved to and help make the Portland region a better place for biking, check out the upcoming advocacy events and meetings… Tuesday, October 11th PBOT’s “Fall/Winter Storm Season Preparedness” News Conference PBOT welcomes El Nina. “Community partners will join PBOT Director Tom Miller to review fall and winter storm season … Read more


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The Advocacy Roundup

PBOT and ODOT want to widen I-5 through the Rose Quarter. Think they should? Attend a meeting about it Thursday.(Photo © J. Maus) [Note from Publisher: Welcome to The Advocacy Roundup, a list of transportation planning and policy events in the Portland area this week. It was put together by uber-activist and Active Right of … Read more