Beaverton gets $2 million grant for ‘Downtown Loop’ project

A major project that could completely redesign Beaverton’s downtown loop has received its first injection of financial support thanks to the federal government. On Wednesday, U.S. House Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced a $2 million grant for the Downtown Loop project. The funding comes just five months after a … Read more

Beaverton Safe Routes to School report shows less bus use, but more walking and rolling

Students and parents spent more than a year dealing with the complexities of virtual learning during the pandemic. When schools went back to in-person status, families had a lot to adjust to and reconsider – including how to get to-and-from school. Throughout this adjustment period, the Beaverton School District (BSD) has worked to beef up … Read more

Safe Routes to School says: ‘Take the keys out of the ignition’

Gentlepeople, stop your engines. The Beaverton School District’s (BSD) Safe Routes to School program is promoting an anti-idling campaign, encouraging students and parents to lead efforts against car idling during student drop-off and pick-up time. Safe Routes to School, a national initiative to make it safe and fun for kids to walk and bike to … Read more