PBOT Begins Work on 82nd Avenue Critical Fixes

From Portland Bureau of Transportation: Critical Fixes projects brings urgent safety improvements and maintenance repairs to 82nd Avenue. (Jan. 30, 2023) – The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) began its multi-year effort to bring urgent safety and maintenance repairs to 82nd Avenue with the installation of new speed reader boards and traffic signal controllers on the 7-mile corridor. These initial investments come just six months after the ownership of the … Read more

State lawmakers get out and ride at annual Bike Town Hall

“We cannot continue to have children dodging cars to get to school. I cannot be mourning with another family again.” – Khanh Pham , Oregon State House Rep Our world was sepia-toned this weekend as smoke from nearby wildfires settled into the Willamette Valley. But the hazy air and wind didn’t deter dozens of people … Read more

With monumental task ahead, 82nd Avenue Coalition holds first meeting

Publisher’s note: I’m happy to share our first story from Paxton Rothwell, a former engineer and volunteer activists who’s turned his attention to writing about transportation. On Wednesday July 13th, Portland-based nonprofit Oregon Walks hosted 30 people in Montavilla Park to discuss the future of 82nd Avenue. This was the first meeting of the 82nd … Read more