Revealing results to SmartTrips survey

Avatar by on January 18th, 2007 at 11:00 am

[Survey boundary map.]

PDOT’s Transportation Options Division has just released an interesting comparison of survey results based on their SmartTrips program. SmartTrips — formerly known as the “Hub” project — is the name given to their annual marketing program that promotes biking, walking, and public transit in a selected geographic area.

In 2006 the target area was Northeast and in 2007 the target area is Southeast (see map at right).

Last September, a post-survey of Northeast residents and the pre-survey of Southeast residents was administered to 900 households; 300 in Northeast and 600 in Southeast.
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Options chooses new name, logo and target area

Avatar by on November 13th, 2006 at 10:11 am

PDOT’s “Hub” Project (a.k.a. Travel Smart) has a new name, a new logo, and a new plan.

Now calling their work “SmartTrips”, the folks in the Transportation Options division are gearing up to work their magic in and around Sellwood.
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City’s “Hub” project off and rolling

Avatar by on April 20th, 2006 at 7:53 am

NE hub headquarters

The Portland Office of Transportation Options is in high gear. They’re in the midst of the Northeast Hub Project, a comprehensive program that aims to encourage walking and biking in Northeast Portland.

Yesterday I gained clearance to the top-secret Hub headquarters to check out the operation.

Transportation Options are the folks behind many of the innovative and fun outreach programs in Portland. They do things like the Summer Cycle ride series, the Women on Bikes program, and they give away tons of free bike maps and other goodies at community events throughout the year.
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