Two state legislators’ announcement this week that $1.9 million from the state’s general fund would pay for 18 new flashing beacons at East Portland crosswalks communicated two things about Portland streets.
Oregon’s legislature has voted to devote $4.9 million to “sidewalks, crosswalks, and lane widening” on Southeast Powell Boulevard between 111th and 174th avenues.
State Rep. Shemia Fagan at a press conference in April.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) State Representative Shemia Fagan has delivered $3.6 million in state capital funds to build sidewalks and crosswalks in East Portland. At a press conference back in April, Rep. Fagan announced her intentions to pursue this funding, which she saw as her duty … Read more
Oregon State Rep. Shemia Fagan.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think out Loud radio show hosted a conversation about “the future of bicycling” yesterday. The show was set up to discuss the recent release of reports by the City Club of Portland and the Bicycle Transportation Alliance. Leaders from both groups were in studio … Read more