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Grassroots campaign blossoms for major bikeway on SE Foster

On FosterUnited.org Citizen activist, transportation planner, and southeast Portland resident Nick Falbo has upped the ante in the grassroots effort to add a high-quality bikeway to SE Foster Road. As we reported last month, the City of Portland and residents are currently working on an update to the Foster Road Streetscape Plan and a new … Read more


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Tragic irony: PBOT postpones crosswalk enforcement action due to fatal collision

A memorial on SE Foster near site of fatal collision back in November 2009.(Photos © J. Maus) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has been doing “crosswalk enforcement actions” for several years. The events, which place a human decoy in a crosswalk with a phalanx of cops waiting to pull people over nearby, have helped … Read more


Mayor Adams launches traffic safety campaign near SE Foster ‘freeway’

Adams and the banner at this morning’s event.(Photos © J. Maus) Portland Mayor Sam Adams led a press conference today to officially launch the Bureau of Transportation’s new High Crash Corridor Safety campaign. Standing under a newly unveiled banner that stretches all the way across SE Foster Road (one of the city’s most dangerous), Adams … Read more