You’ll be seeing a lot more of these soon.(Photo: PBOT) Portland City Council has voted in unanimous support of Mayor Sam Adams’ proposal to use $20 million from the Bureau of Environmental Services budget for construction of bike boulevard features that are consistent with the City’s Green Streets program.
Commissioner Fritz(Photo © J. Maus) Commissioner Amanda Fritz, known as a watchdog of the City’s coffers, especially when proposals have potential to impact citizen’s pocketbooks, has published a blog post stating her support for Mayor Adams’ $20 million plan to fund bike-boulevard specific components of green streets. Fritz points out that the average residential sewer … Read more
Green street at SE 12th and Clay.(Photo: PBOT) Today, Mayor Sam Adams and his colleagues on City Council will vote on whether or not to allow $20 million from the Bureau of Environmental Services budget to be funneled into the City’s Green Streets program and be specifically tagged for use on bike boulevard projects. The … Read more
“Over the past two years, actual contract costs have come in much lower than the estimates on which rates were based. These significant savings mean we can make these Green Streets investments without impacting rate payers.” — Mayor Sam Adams Last week, the City released the ordinance language behind Mayor Sam Adams’ plans to find … Read more
Coming soon to a bike boulevard near you.– Watch video below – With Mayor Sam Adams’ recent announcement that he hopes to find $20 million for bike projects in Portland’s Green Streets program, you might be wondering what exactly a green street is. Today I came across a video (watch it below) on the City’s … Read more