Steel Bridge Skatepark advocates pique interest of Portland City Council

“Skate parks are a hub for multigenerational connection. They offer a safe place for self expression and they naturally encourage active transportation.” -André Lightsey-Walker, The Street Trust Portland skaters and BMXers may soon need to make room at the halfpipe for enthusiastic local politicians who want in on the action. At least, that was the … Read more

Steel Bridge skatepark advocates break symbolic ground

Construction of a long-awaited skatepark in Portland’s Old Town has officially begun. Well – sort of.  The proposed Steel Bridge Skatepark, which will be located in a vacant lot in Old Town bordered by NW Naito Parkway, 1st Avenue, and Everett, has been a part of Portland’s Skate Park Master Plan for years. But despite … Read more