ODOT will break ground on new phase of Outer Powell project next month

Southeast Powell Boulevard is one of Portland’s most dangerous streets. The entirety of Powell is on the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s High Crash Network map, but the easternmost section of the road has been home to its highest crash rates. With subpar bike lanes, cracked or missing sidewalks and poor visibility for people walking and … Read more

First look at raised bike lanes and sidewalks on outer SE Powell Blvd

This story is from east Portland resident and longtime bike advocate Jim Chasse. One of Portland’s most dangerous roads is finally getting safety upgrades that include new sidewalks, better bike lanes and upgraded crossings from SE 122nd to 136th. Powell Blvd. improvements have been a high priority for residents since this section of southeast Portland … Read more