Woman hit by a driver on SE Hawthorne reflects on infrastructure changes

Southeast Portlander Nicole Funke has walked across SE Hawthorne Blvd countless times. As a pedestrian and transit advocate who travels around Portland without a car, Funke knows about the dangers cars and their drivers pose, and she does everything she can to keep herself safe while getting around. But after a recent run-of-the-mill grocery trip … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Family of woman killed while walking across SE Foster sues for $3.7 million

A makeshift memorial near the site of the collision.(Photos © J. Maus) The Oregonian reports that a lawsuit has been filed by the family of Lindsay Leonard, the 23-year old Reed College graduate who was killed by a man who struck her with his car as she walked across SE Foster Road back in November. … Read more