After tempers flare, citizen committee approves PBOT’s plans for Foster

Last night, PBOT asked this committee to endorse its plan for a road diet on SE Foster Rd.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) for the Foster Streetscape Plan voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Bureau of Transporation’s recommended redesign of Foster Road last night. There was only one committee member who voted … Read more

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PBOT makes official recommendation for SE Foster Road redesign

Detail of PBOT’s draft recommendation for SE Foster Road. Nearing the end of a one-year public process to update the Foster Road Transportation and Streetscape Plan, yesterday the Portland Bureau of Transportation released its official draft recommendation for how to re-design SE Foster Road from 52nd to 90th. Their plan, which will be put in … Read more

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Take an interactive tour of design options for SE Foster Road

Screenshot of new interactive visualization of SE Foster Road by Spencer Boomhower. Portland resident, citizen activist, and animation expert Spencer Boomhower is at it again. You might remember Spencer’s fantastic animation work that deftly explained the “Idaho Stop” law, or his video for PBOT explaining cycle tracks and buffered bike lanes. Spencer also aided the … Read more

Bike access projects for Cully, Foster, Broadway make first cut for ODOT grants

A PBOT project to improve safety for bicycling on Broadway between N. Wheeler and Ross is in the running for state funding.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The Oregon Department of Transportation has released an updated list of projects to be funded and constructed through their 2015-18 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). For ODOT Region 1 (which … Read more