gideon overcrossing

State Rep Rob Nosse says he supports Gideon Overcrossing at 14th Avenue

by on January 4th, 2019 at 3:11 pm

An Oregon state legislator wants to clarify his position on a controversial plan to build a bridge for bikers and walkers over rail tracks in southeast Portland.
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TriMet, PBOT say no further federal study needed on Gideon Overcrossing project

by on December 21st, 2018 at 11:18 am

“We disagree that a Supplemental EIS is needed.”
— Dylan Rivera, PBOT

TriMet and the City of Portland are refuting one of the central arguments being made by a business owner who wants to derail the Gideon Overcrossing project.

As we reported yesterday, several businesses on SE 14th are very concerned that the proposed bridge and elevators over light rail and Union Pacific Railroad tracks near Clinton Street Station will have a major negative impact on their ability to unload trucks and access loading zones and parking lots.
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Business owner uses attorney and electeds to fight TriMet’s Gideon Overcrossing project

by on December 20th, 2018 at 12:31 pm

Early TriMet rendering of Gideon Overcrossing.

Neighborhood transportation advocates in southeast Portland are sounding the alarm about TriMet’s Gideon Overcrossing project. They say opposition from an adjacent business owner could shelve the project.
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At long last, TriMet says a new Gideon Street-Brooklyn bridge is coming

by on June 29th, 2017 at 1:56 pm

Yellow line shows the location of the old Gideon-Brooklyn footbridge. A crucial neighborhood connection, it was torn down by TriMet in 2013 and never replaced.

At long last TriMet says they’ll replace the old footbridge that used to cross over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Southeast Gideon and Brooklyn/16th streets.
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