Food cart advocates eye transformation of 9th Avenue for ‘Culinary Corridor’

Culinary Corridor concept drawing as presented at City Council today.
(Graphics by Hennebery Eddy Architects)

Repurposing Portland streets for something other than driving or parking cars.
Bollards that go up during certain parts of the day to keep drivers out.
Entire city blocks where people have priority over auto use.

Is this the latest gambit by Better Block PDX or perhaps a demonstration by Bike Loud PDX?

Nope.

At the Portland City Council meeting this morning two prominent food culture advocates and one food cart owner testified in front of Mayor Ted Wheeler and his colleagues that what we need downtown isn’t more room for driving, but more room for eating.

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