Author Archive | Scott Mizee

npGREENWAY Coordinator Job Posting

npGreenway is preparing for the final push to trail completion. To get there we are looking for help from you. We are currently in process of hiring a Coordinator to support our grassroots movement advocating a trail for jobs, nature and recreation. The Coordinator will work closely with the npGreenway Board to engage community members […]

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In Memorial to Barbara Walker, Portland’s Trail Champion

We sadly share the news that Portland’s trail and green spaces champion Barbara Walker recently passed away.  Some npGreenway members were lucky enough to know Barbara Walker  through the  40 Mile Loop Land Trust.  Barbara’s quiet determination preserved the Marquam Nature Park;  she worked to make the  Springwater Corridor Trail  a reality and she founded the 40 Mile […]

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Portland Tribune Write-up

What’s latest news about North Portland Greenway Trail?  The Tribune has written a nice article about what npGREENWAY and Portland Parks and Recreation have been up to this summer. Go to article at portlandtribune.com

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Please get your comments in for ODOT funding!

As you may know an important trail link is on the 150% list for ODOT funding.  This project would connect the Pier Park bridge and Chimney Park with a bridge over Columbia Boulevard and trail up to the St. Johns Landfill overlook.  It’s a key link in both the NpGreenway and the 40-Mile Loop.  It’s […]

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npGreenway Annual Meeting

npGreenway Annual Meeting Wednesday, May 1st 6 to 7:30 p.m. McMenamin’s Chapel Pub 430 N Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217 Come join us! Find out the most recent status of the npGreenway Trail and how you can help make this plan a reality. Contact: Francie Royce, co-chair info@npgreenway.org

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Crucial Opportunity For Trail Construction

npGREENWAY Supporters, A crucial opportunity to complete the northern-most segment of the Willamette Greenway trail is here. Metro has submitted a grant, that if funded, will construct the segment between Kelley Point Park and Pier Park (Segment 1 http://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/article/429520). ODOT is going through a project selection process NOW. Review the grant application and fill out […]

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North Portland Greenway Trail Alignment Study Update

npGREENWAY from the willamette to the columbia North Portland Greenway Trail Alignment Study and the preferred Swan Island access route npGreenway is pleased to share that Commissioner Nick Fish has assured us that he and his Parks team agree that “the alignment along the river is, and always will be, the preferred Greenway route.” At […]

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Portland Parks and Rec Greenway Comments Needed

It’s time to give comment on the different segments of the trail. Go to Portland Online to enter comments. The deadline for comments is Wednesday, September 26, 5:00 PM.

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