County will postpone Burnside Bridge elevator vs ramp decision until late 2022

“We are keeping [the stairs/elevator option] on the menu for the design phase, but it’s safe to say it has no supporters.”— Mike Pullen, Multnomah County Advocates lining up to testify at today’s Portland City Council meeting that includes an agenda item about the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge Project might want to edit their remarks.

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Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge elevator woes continue

Nice elevator when it’s working.(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland) The opening of the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge in July 2012 came amid much fanfare. The $13.6 million span over Interstate 5 provided a much-needed connection between the Lair Hill neighborhood and the burgeoning South Waterfront. While it’s a beautiful bridge to walk and bike on, it … Read more