PBOT will seek federal grant for major redesign of N/NE Broadway

Tucked into President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was a new, $3.2 billion infrastructure program specifically tailored to fund projects that make biking and walking easier and safer in underserved areas where existing facilities, “create barriers to community connectivity.” The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation thinks North/Northeast Broadway and Weidler between 7th Avenue … Read more

PBOT releases plan for bike lane around Elk Fountain statue

After months of speculation and back-and-forth at City Hall, the Portland Bureau of Transportation just announced they will stripe a bike lane on SW Main between 3rd and 4th avenues. This is the block where the Thompson Elk Fountain and statue had lived before it was removed following damage it sustained during protests. There was … Read more