Archive | March, 2009


Crane Swings Big Pipe Portal Into Place on Swan Island Greenway Trail

A large crane carefully swung the woven metal arch over the trail. It was an early Saturday morning on Swan Island, and mist still hung in the hills across the Willamette River. City of Portland crews and the metal artist, Ean Eldred, guided one end of the arch onto its concrete pedestal. Cautiously, and with […]

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npGREENWAY on Travel Oregon Blog

npGREENWAY on Travel Oregon BlogOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY npGREENWAY Board Member, Francie Royce, wrote an article that was published on the Travel Oregon blog today. Walking the Greenway Trail on Swan IslandBy Francie Royce Swan Island, an industrial hub in North Portland, home to heavy industry and distribution warehouses, would seem an unlikely location for […]

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Metro Needs assistance with Trail Counting

Metro needs some help calibrating an infrared trail counter. Robert Spurlock, Metro’s Associate Regional Trails Planner, asked if we could round up some folks to assist with the process. He needs to calibrate the infrared trail counters by comparing the tool’s data to a hand count. He needs four different trail counts completed. One two […]

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Portlanders are lobbying for Bikes in D.C.

National Bike Summit – Day two-40Originally uploaded by In case you didn’t know it, we thought we’d let you know that there is a delegation of Oregonians in D.C. right now lobbying for us at the National Bike Summit. I love this photo of Bike Gallery Owner, Jay Graves revealing his ‘inner portland’ underneath […]

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no 33 || Great News!! $444,800 approved for North Willamette Greenway Plan

npGREENWAY Newsletter North Portland Greenway Trail Advocacy 2009 March 05 Issue no 033 We’ve been sending a lot of messages to the npGREENWAY community asking for your support. We have already expressed our gratitude for your response supporting the greenway in large numbers. This morning, we are very pleased to announce that progress has been […]

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no 032 || Waud Bluff Trail needs to be part of Fed Stimulus Funding

npGREENWAY Newsletter North Portland Greenway Trail Advocacy 2009 March 02 Issue no 032 Support NEEDED from Mayor, Parks and Metro for Waud Bluff Trail in Stimulus Funding! deadline for input tomorrow March 3rd NOTE: the deadline for submitting public comments may be extended if substantial changes are made to project list. As you have no […]

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