Man claims he was victim of booby trap on Willamette River Greenway path

We’ve received information about another intentional act of violence against users of off-street paths. Justin D. contacted us this week to share a harrowing story about what he refers to as a “booby trap” on the Willamette River Greenway Trail. Justin says he was riding his electric skateboard (a.k.a. “e-board”) on the path under the … Read more

Willamette Greenway Trail heads to Planning Commission

Metro trail planner Mel Huie and npGreenway core member PamArden at a 2007 meeting.(Photo © J. Maus) Tonight, the Portland Planning Commission — a nine-member body appointed by the Mayor that advises the city on all planning issues — will hold a public hearing for the “North Reach” phase of Portland’s River Plan. The River … Read more

Buffered Bike Lane with a bike symbol and arrow pointing forward

Tonight (or online): Tell Metro where to spend $28 million in federal funds

Imagine the Willamette Greenway Trail extending the Esplanade to St. Johns.(Photo: Scott Mizee/npGreenway) It’s that time of year again when Metro seeks your comments on how they should spend millions of dollars in federal funds through their regional flexible funding program (also known as MTIP, the Metropolitian Transportation Improvement Program). A key part of that … Read more