The ways people talk about active transportation seems to be changing in Portland, both inside and outside of government.
A fleet of major projects to improve downtown Portland, East Portland, SE Foster Road, SW Barbur Boulevard and Southwest Portland’s neighborhoods will be competing for dollars and attention with freight-related projects at an open house next week.
Riding in east Portland can only get better.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (and TriMet) is set to invest $8.2 million into sidewalks, neighborhood greenways and transit-safety related projects in East Portland. The funding comes from a $34 million “Regional Economic Opportunity Fund” created by a Metro committee last year. In case … Read more
If all goes well, this will becomea more frequent sight in East Portland.(Photo © J. Maus) As we shared on Wednesday, the Portland Bureau of Transportation is ready to roll on a set of projects that are likely to give a major jolt to the anemic active transportation network in East Portland. The draft East … Read more
Ellen Vanderslice of PBOT presented the report at a meeting last night.(Photos © J. Maus) The Portland Bureau of Transportation has released the public draft of their East Portland in Motion report, a five year strategy that sets a blueprint for improving biking and walking conditions in East Portland. Work on the report has taken … Read more