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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 […]

Central City Transportation Survey

Bilingual survey seeks public feedback on transportation in Portland’s Central City The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation launched its Central City Multimodal Project today with the publication of an Early Input Survey. The survey, offered in both English and Spanish, asks people about how they travel, where they go, and what challenges they face while getting around in the Central City. It is the first step of a year-long public involvement process that will inform decision making on the multimodal infrastructure added to the area. The Central City Multimodal Project will help make getting to and around the Central […]

Connect the Park Blocks

Oregon Walkways on the ‘Green Loop’ August 20 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Park Avenue from NW Hoyt to SW Market The International Open Streets Summit is coming to the Park Blocks! A one-day pedestrian route along Park Ave will allow people to walk between the North and South Park Blocks and be clear of parked cars or vehicle traffic. Increase foot traffic and build community, as envisioned by the Green Loop concept! Contact Volunteer.betterblockpdx@gmail.com to get involved!

Explore Washington Park

Coming to Washington Park this summer? Explore Washington Park is here to help you figure out the best way to get to and around the park with these helpful tips! Beat the heat and parking stress by taking transit to the Park TriMet light rail serves the Washington Park MAX station and Bus Line 63 serves the entire park. On busy days, our parking lots fill up, so taking transit can help you avoid a parking snafu! Ride the FREE Explore Washington Park shuttle We operate a free shuttle bus throughout the park, from the MAX station to the Rose […]

Transit on Tap: Transit Around the World

TriMets Transit on Tap presents: Transit Around The World with Bob Hastings Tuesday, May 24 at 6:00 pm Lucky Labrador Quimby Beer Hall, 1945 NW Quimby St. About this talk: Travel around the world with TriMet agency architect Bob Hastings and see what transit and urban design looks like, from Paris to Tokyo. Bob has traveled to 17 cities in 10 countries over the past two years to bring these ideas back to the Portland region. Interestingly, he found along the way that many of these countries get ideas from us, too! In this talk, Bob will share his observations of other […]

Vision Zero Listening Session

Join us: Listening session on May 9 State, regional and local leaders will talk with stakeholders and hear from community members about making our streets safe. Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioner Steve Novick and PBOT Director Leah Treat will join other members of the Vision Zero Executive Committee to get the latest on Portland’s plan to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on our roads. Committee members will also spend 45 minutes hearing from the public about their experiences on Portland’s streets. City staff and partners expect to send the Vision Zero Action Plan to City Council for approval in October. Monday, […]