Archive | April, 2009

Portland Bike Rush Hour featured on New York City’s Streetfilms

Bike Traffic continues to grow exponentially in Portland. Recently, Clarence Eckerson, Jr. from New York City’s Streetfilms.org in was in town. Eckerson worked with Portland’s Dan Kaufman of Cranked My Chain CycleTV to produce this great video about cycling rush hour on the Hawthorne Bridge. They showed one brief clip of the busiest greenway in […]

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Oregonian publishes article about new sculpture gateway on existing North Portland Greenway Trail

18-foot sculpture hails Big Pipe project by Michael Bales, special to The Oregonian Thursday April 23, 2009, 7:00 AM MICHAEL BALES/SPECIAL TO THE OREGONIANThe sculpture at an entrance to the North Portland Greenway Trail is known as the “Big Pipe Portal.” A new public sculpture on Swan Island frames the Willamette River and city’s west […]

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Come make your VOICE heard on how Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Funds should or should not be used in the Rose Quarter Redevelopment

Mayor Adams takes comments on Rose Quarter “Redevelopment”Originally uploaded by npGREENWAY From our friends in Overlook neighborhood: Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, April 20, from 6:00-8:30 at Kaiser Town Hall. Mayor Sam Adams is scheduled to speak at 7:30 about the proposed Rose Quarter development and how ICURA could help […]

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Rose Quarter Redevelopment Plans Must Include Pedestrian & Bike Access through Greenway

npGREENWAY’sFrancie Royce looks onOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY Tonight, the Mayor held a “town hall style” meeting regarding the plans to redevelop the Rose Quarter. The Portland Tribune published a synopsis of the evening here: http://bit.ly/iFK5 npGREENWAY was there and we were pleased to hear several people including our own Francie Royce question the mayor and […]

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Build Less Bridge CRC Opposition and Alternatives Rally Map

Build Less Bridge CRC Opposition and Alternatives Rally MapOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY Online map helps you find a (bike) ride to Sunday’s Build Less Bridge Rally Planning to attend Sunday’s Build Less Bridge CRC Opposition and Alternatives Rally? A new online map can help you meet up with other folks riding from your part of […]

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4/18/2009 Cathedral Park 2nd Annual “Earth Day at the Beach” Project

Time: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Site Address: N Baltimore Ave and N Bradford St Directions: From I-5 North, take exit 305B to merge onto N Lombard St. Continue to follow N Lombard St west for ~2.5 miles. Turn left at N Baltimore Ave and go toward the river. Park entrance is just after Bradford St. Meeting […]

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