Curtis Crothers, 53, suffered eight broken ribs, a broken scapula, a punctured lung, internal bleeding, a dislocated shoulder and 24 hours in intensive care.
The Cement Road with Fremont Bridge in the background..(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) There’s a renewed effort afoot that could result in something most observers thought would never happen: legal public access to the “Cement Road” that runs through Union Pacific’s Albina Yards along the Willamette River between Swan Island and the Fremont Bridge. Union Pacific … Read more
The Port of Portland is taking the lead on a US DOT TIGER grant request that would fund the first two sections (shaded in red) of the North Portland Greenway.
City design plans showing tree slated for removal. A bridge project in St. Johns that’s part of the North Portland greenway and the 40-Mile Loop has gotten some unwanted attention this week. Portland Parks & Recreation is set to start construction on a new biking and walking bridge between Pier Park and Chimney Park; but … Read more
Will we finally see changes on Williams? (Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Two important Portland projects are vying for funding through a grant process being led by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the deadline to offer your feedback is this Thursday, January 31st. Of the seven projects in the running from Portland and Washington … Read more
The northern segments of the North Portland Greenway alignment being proposed by Portland Parks (green line) follows nearly the same route dreamed up by advocates (orange line).
Advocates say putting the Greenway Trail on surface streets (like N. Interstate shown here) is unacceptable.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The City of Portland Parks & Recreation bureau continues to come under fire for their work on the North Portland Greenway Trail project. PP&R is in the process of designing the route of the paved path … Read more
Portland Parks & Recreation is holding an open house for the North Portland Greenway Trail alignment project on January 9th. This event will be your chance to view the updated route maps. As we reported earlier this month, there are some big decisions on the table in terms of where Parks planners should focus their … Read more
Portland Parks & Rec says they’ll move forward with using this portion of N Interstate for the Willamette Greenway Trail. (Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) The dream for the North Portland Greenway trail project has always been to extend the Eastbank Esplanade to St. Johns along the river. It was envisioned as a path that would … Read more
“N. Greeley as an alternative to the Cement Road is unacceptable. The trail is to be a Willamette River Greenway Trail, not a tour of a truck route.”— NPGreenway statement The alignment for the North Portland Greenway Trail project being proposed by the Portland Parks & Recreation bureau is continuing to draw sharp criticism from … Read more
A few pieces of the future path already exist.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) The City of Portland Parks & Recreation bureau has announced the beginning of the North Portland Greenway Trail Alignment Project — launching a 14 month process similar to the one they’re doing for the Sullivan’s Gulch Project. When complete, the process will (hopefully) … Read more
Local filmmaker Dan Kaufman has released a new video that takes viewers on a trip along the future location of the North Willamette River Greenway Trail. In the video (below), you’ll join the advocates from non-profit group npGreenway who are working towards making the trail — that will eventually connect the Eastbank Esplanade at the … Read more