Student remains hospitalized after collision near Jefferson High School

The family of a Portland high school student says their daughter was severely injured by a driver while walking in the Piedmont neighborhood. It happened Tuesday night October 11th around 6:30 pm near the intersection of North Commercial and Killingsworth. This location is on the same block as Jefferson High School and a Multnomah County … Read more

Woman hit by a driver on SE Hawthorne reflects on infrastructure changes

Southeast Portlander Nicole Funke has walked across SE Hawthorne Blvd countless times. As a pedestrian and transit advocate who travels around Portland without a car, Funke knows about the dangers cars and their drivers pose, and she does everything she can to keep herself safe while getting around. But after a recent run-of-the-mill grocery trip … Read more

Tuesday: Two serious collisions, two crosswalks, one half-mile apart

Tuesday was another day that illustrated how Portland has a long way to go to make its streets — even one with a much-heralded recent investment — safe for people not inside cars. Even on Southeast Hawthorne, where the Portland Bureau of Transportation recently completed a major project billed by Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty as … Read more