Advocacy This Week (formerly the Advocacy Roundup)

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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 adults that would like to ride, but never learned how as a child, or are concerned about riding after many years off their bike? Come to Harvey Scott School, 6700 NE Prescott from 3:00 – 4:30 and learn, with confidence. More info.

Portland Plan Public Hearing
5:30 – 9:00 pm, Parkrose High School (12003 NE Shaver St)
The Portland Plan is a road map for what the city will prioritize in the next 20 years. Rather than a geographic plan, it’s more of a business plan or management plan. According to Planning and Sustainability Commission member Chris Smith, “The Portland Plan will create the strategy that drives the update of the Comprehensive Plan (which includes the Transportation System Plan). The “Comp Plan” will be finished in about two years, but if you want to see a policy in the Comp Plan you better look for the strategy that supports it in the Portland Plan.”

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