The Portland Bureau of Transportation has just released a list of streets where we can expect to see some form of traffic calming in the coming few years. Thanks to funding from the Fixing Our Streets program (a 10-cent local gas tax that funds safety projects), PBOT is able to attack neighborhood street projects in … Read more
Another neighborhood association is taking the City of Portland’s transportation bureau to task over a traffic-calming project. An 10-block section of Northeast Sacramento Street west of 60th has become one of Portland’s most people-centric, calm and quiet streets for many reasons. Part of its appeal is organic — the low-volume, neighborhood street is perched on … Read more
For years, as Portland has looked for ways to calm auto traffic in commercial districts like N Denver, SE Stark or NE 28th, the biggest tool in its shed – the speed bump – has been off limits.