I already had the story written in my head. All I needed to do was make an early morning run over to OHSU for some more photos and I was good to go. Another southwest development going in without a sidewalk—43 units this time! Area stakeholders not happy. I know this story like the back … Read more
NOTE: This is a follow-up to our story from last week titled, Sidewalks and Portland: It’s not so simple —— Exactly who pays for building Portland’s sidewalks has been inconsistent throughout the city’s history. The inconsistency “is illuminating to the degree that it falsifies a long-standing myth among citizens and government officials alike—that all of … Read more
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.
In a show of political force, six state lawmakers joined Mayor Hales at a press event for the SE 136th sidewalk project yesterday.(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland) Standing on a dirt and gravel shoulder and squeezed between two parked cars, Mayor Charlie Hales announced yesterday morning that he intends to move forward with the sidewalk project … Read more