Looks like PBOT will finally begin the lane restriping on N Williams Ave. Check out the news advisory they just sent out below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPDATE + TRAFFIC ADVISORY North Williams left lane closure begins on Monday, October 6 (October 3, 2014) – The contractor for this project will prepare to restripe the left … Read more
It can’t happen soon enough.(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland) At long last, the Portland Bureau of Transportation is ready to break ground on a re-design of N Williams Avenue. The project began in January 2011 with an eye toward transforming Williams into a street that offered world-class bicycling conditions. However, as many of you know, just five … Read more
By the end of this summer, NE Rodney will see some bike-centric changes. Find out what they’ll look like — and share your thoughts — at the PBOT open house tonight.
With construction finally imminent, let’s take a closer look at the design issues on Williams and get a first look at what’s in store for the new neighborhood greenway on Rodney.
Sharon Maxwell at an open house for the Williams Avenue Traffic Safety and Operations Project in April 2011.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Sharon Maxwell, the latest challenger to Commissioner Nick Fish’s seat on Portland City Council, might be a familiar name to many BikePortland readers. Maxwell spoke up early and often during the public process to … Read more
New research delves into the Williams project process and why it turned into such a controversy.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) It’s been over two years now since the issue of racism and gentrification became part of PBOT’s North Williams Avenue traffic safety project. As the public process for that project morphed into a citywide dialogue about … Read more
Detail from a PBOT poster about the Williams project.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) As we reported last March, the City of Portland has about $1.5 million to spend on the North Williams Traffic Safey & Operations project. That’s enough money to build all recommendations put forward by the project’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) in April 2012. … Read more