Archive | February, 2006

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↑↑↑Public Testimony River Concept↑↑↑

This coming Tuesday there is an opportunity to voice your opinion and support trail plans in the proposed River Concept. For an opportunity to view schedule details and a draft of the plan , see the text below from the River Plan website at the City of Portland Bureau of Planning. The Planning Commission will […]

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we want 2 B like U

See this great article about how other cities in the U.S. are looking to Portland as an example of how to make a city more livable with fewer cars. Although the article does not specifically mention trails, that I recall, it is directly connected on a larger scale to what we are trying to do […]

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↑↑↑ Action Alert!!! ↑↑↑ Oppose cuts in Portland trails planning

From the BTA blog: Portland Parks and Recreation has submitted a proposed budget based on City Council directions to prepare a 3% cut to all city bureaus’ budgets.The most disconcerting to bicyclists and pedestrians is the proposed elimination of a Senior Park Planner. Click here to link to the BTA blog for talking points and […]

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River Front Tree Planting Opportunity

There will be a Tree Planting this Saturday February 11th from 11:00AM to 4:00 PM to “top off” the Department of Environmental Quality’s (DEQ) cleanup effort at the former McCormick & Baxter “Super Fund” site. Children are welcome. Native Trees and Shrubs, Gloves, Shovels and refreshments will be provided.There will be shuttle busses running from […]

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Gold is not Good Enough. Portland presses for Platinum!

Last night I had the great pleasure of representing npGREENWAYat the Bike Gallery downtown. It was a very well attended event where the room bulged with everyone who has anything to do with bikes in Portland. The event celebrated one of the largest bike manufacturer’s naming its new commuting bike after our fair city. Introducing […]

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Successful 2nd npGREENWAY Community Meeting

We held our second npGREENWAY Community Meeting last night. I am pleased to announce that it was a great success. Many in attendance were willing to commit to “ambassador” roles to community groups they are involved in. Our agenda included the following: UPDATES: Metro’s Proposed 2006 Natural Areas Bond Measure City of Portland River Plan […]

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