Hearing testimony from people who have been through hell and are still standing, still giving voice to their truth and tragedy, should give us all momentum to keep up the fight for safer streets.
Late Thursday night someone died while using 122nd Avenue. They were the 46th person whose life ended while traveling on a Portland road so far this year, putting us on the same grim pace as 2019 despite a major reduction in travel due to the pandemic. There have been four fatal crashes in a one … Read more
Mayor Ted Wheeler announced at today’s City Council meeting that Portland will join a global movement by marking November 17th as World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.
From The Street Trust: Families and Loved Ones Honor Memories of Road Traffic Victims PORTLAND, OR — Dozens of community members will gather at the Rosewood Initiative in Southeast Portland on Sunday to commemorate the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and honor the memories of friends and loved ones who died as … Read more
“My hope is that everyone who sees these empty shoes will be reminded that someone still mourns a person who no longer walks among us.”
A new organization for people whose lives have been changed by traffic violence will hold its first public event this weekend.