Step aside, Overton Neighborhood Greenway – there’s a new designated bike route in Portland’s Pearl and Slabtown neighborhoods. The Portland Bureau of Transportation has installed fresh paint and traffic diverters on NW Overton and Pettygrove to create a new east-west greenway connection between Naito Parkway and Wallace Park. PBOT’s work on Pettygrove extends from NW … Read more
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) plans to install a traffic diverter at NW 9th Ave and NW Overton Street as part of the NW Pettygrove Neighborhood Greenway project on Saturday, September 17. This traffic pattern change will prevent westbound vehicle turns onto NW Overton St from NW 9th Ave. Bike sharrows and an eastbound bike lane will also … Read more
When a seven-page memo detailing changes to the Northwest in Motion plan was released late last month by the Portland Bureau of Transportation, many advocates were animated in their disapproval. “All the ways in which Northwest in Motion is being watered down is so incredibly depressing,” NextPortland blogger and transportation reform activist Iain MacKenzie shared … Read more
With an unprecedented number of projects in the pipeline, it’s hard to keep up with all the work being done by the Portland Bureau of Transportation these days.
It’s time to help the Portland Bureau of Transportation make northwest neighborhoods as bike-friendly as possible. PBOT has just opened an online open house and shared latest project concepts for their Northwest in Motion project. This is an effort to identify and prioritize about a dozen projects that aim to encourage biking, walking, and transit … Read more
After kicking off about a year ago, the Portland Bureau of Transportation has released a major piece of their Northwest in Motion Plan (NWIM).