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Livability

Rethink Streets NW 13th

NW 13th Ave Action Plan Every year, students at Portland State University’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning program work with a community partner in Portland or beyond to produce a plan as a capstone project. Rethink Streets, one such student group this year, will be producing a plan centered on the Pearl District’s NW 13th Avenue for the Pearl District Neighborhood Association. Rethink Streets will work to understand how NW 13th presently works as a street with a sense of place, and how it can function as something more in the future. This work will involve better understanding what […]

NWDA Bike Corral

PBOT Neighborhood Streets Survey

Take PBOT’s Neighborhood Streets Program Community Survey Help us understand where to focus efforts and what to prioritize in the new Neighborhood Streets Program. We want to hear from you! The condition of streets and sidewalks in front of our homes and throughout our neighborhoods affects how we get around. We want to hear about how you use residential side streets, problems you experience as you try to get around in your neighborhood, and your input about your expectations for residential street improvements in the City of Portland. • Take our survey to tell us how the Neighborhood Streets Program […]

Apartments & Bikes?

Tell us about your apartment’s bicycle parking Where do you currently store your bike? Where do you WANT to store your bike? As the City of Portland continues its work to reach 25% bicycle mode split, have you ever wondered where all the bikes will park? We’ve seen the public, blue staple racks along the right-of-way, but what about the office worker – where do they park their bike for the 8+ hours during the work day; or what about people who live in apartment buildings – where do they store their bikes every evening? The Portland Bureau of Transportation […]

Central City Multimodal Responses

Thanks for your interest in the Central City Multimodal Project, PBOT’s effort to make getting around Portland’s Central City safer and easier by prioritizing and building active transportation projects. The Central City is home to the densest population of people and jobs in the state – and it is growing. This fall, PBOT wrapped up an online survey in English and Spanish to collect early input on the project. The survey asked how people get around the Central City, why they travel here and what sorts of barriers they face. 3,472 people responded. Key takeaways include: People want multimodal improvements: 3,106 of […]

W Burnside Open House

W Burnside Safety Improvements Public Open House Wednesday, November 9th, 4:00 – 7:00 pm SCRAP PDX, 1736 SW Alder St SCRAP will provide staffed activities for children, so if you have kids, bring them along! PBOT has several related W Burnside projects in differing stages of design – come learn about the following: W Burnside Sidewalk Infill from NW 24th to Uptown Terrace: Learn about the construction timeline and design for this project, which will install new sidewalk on the north side of W Burnside from NW 24th to Uptown Terrace. ADA ramps at W Burnside and 24th will also be […]

Vision Zero Final Plan

After receiving feedback from District Coalition meetings and community input the Vision Zero Task Force helped to shape the Portland Vision Zero final draft Action Plan, which includes 32 actions. Vision Zero is Portland’s goal to eliminate traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2025. The final draft of the plan is available at www.VisionZeroPortland.com.  Next Wednesday, October 12, 3:00 pm time certain, the final draft Vision Zero Action Plan will be in front of City Council. If you are interested in attending Council, we would welcome the support. If anyone is interested in testifying, please arrive a little early to sign-up. Additionally, Oregon Walks […]

Transportation System Plan

TSP Stage 2 Recommended Draft now available here The Planning & Sustainability Commission (PSC) received over 400 public testimonies on the previous draft of the Stage 2 TSP Update and made key changes in the Recommended Draft now before City Council.The City of Portland is updating the Transportation System Plan (TSP): the long-range plan guiding transportation investments in the City. The TSP is part of the Comprehensive Plan Early Implementation Package. Some elements of the Stage 2 Recommended Draft include: Revised Street Design Classifications to incorporate Corridors and Greenways designated as part of the Comp Plan Urban Design Framework Updated Performance Measures to […]

Flanders Greenway

Flanders Crossing Moving Forward In case you missed it, last Friday the Oregon Transportation Commission awarded $2.9 million to the Flanders Crossing project, after the many letters and outpouring of support from the neighborhood associations, local businesses, and residents made it clear that this project was highly valued by the community. Thank you all so much for taking the time to provide testimony in support of the two Flanders Greenway projects (I-405 bridge and Naito crosswalk) that were vying for ConnectOregon funding. Your letters extolling the benefits of providing safe, healthy, and active connections for employees, customers, and residents was instrumental in […]