Author Archive | Scott Mizee

Bob Stacey’s response to questions about the Greenway

Metro Council District 6 candidate Bob Stacey’s answers below are in response to questions sent to candidates running for office in the City of Portland or Metro 2012 elections.  To see the original request click here. All responses from Bob Stacey are shown in there entirety: 1.Please explain your familiarity with the Willamette River Greenway Trail between […]

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Charlie Hales on the Willamette Greenway

Mayoral candidate Charlie Hales’ answers below are in response to questions sent to candidates running for office in the City of Portland or Metro 2012 elections.  To see the original request click here. All responses from Charlie Hales are shown in there entirety: 1. Please explain your familiarity with the Willamette River Greenway Trail between the […]

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Thoughts from Candidates of the 2012 Election on the Greenway Trail

The 2012 elections are not far off. There are a number of Council positions at the city of Portland, Mayor of Portland and Metro Council that are open and have drawn considerable interest. Of significance for the construction of the Willamette River Greenway Trail is how these candidates view the trail and what kind of […]

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North Lombard Street – North Marine Drive re-opens after bridge construction

From the Desk of PBOT:  TRAFFIC ADVISORY North Lombard Street – North Marine Drive re-opens after bridge construction   (Portland, Ore.) – The Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that the bridge which carries traffic on North Lombard Street over the Columbia Slough near Kelley Point Park has re-opened after an extended closure […]

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Waud Bluff Under Construction

For those traveling through by car, bike or on foot please slow down around the construction zone at the top of the Waud Bluff trail on Willamette Blvd.  Its going to be a bit of a tight squeeze for a few months.  See the trail here http://g.co/maps/5fu85 along with an Oregonian article.

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News of Waud Bluff and Baltimore Woods

 The Oregonian recently provided an overview of the upcoming work on the Waud Bluff trail.  See it here: http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2011/10/waud_bluff_trail_starts_to_tak.html The Portland Tribune wrote about an aquisition in Baltimore Woods: http://www.portlandtribune.com/news/story.php?story_id=128262419782201200

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Waud Bluff Trail Construction is Begining!

npGreenway is excited to pass on this message from our friends at Portland Parks and Recreation: Waud Bluff Trail – Construction to begin next week! Congratulations! After many years of working through the complicated details of engineering, property ownership and easements, Portland Parks and Recreation will begin construction on the Waud Bluff Trail the week […]

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Volunteers need for pedestrian and bicycle counts

A Greetings From The City of Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee: We are still looking for volunteers to help with pedestrian and bicycle counts the week of September 12, 2011! This is THE annual opportunity to conduct pedestrian counts. No volunteer, no count. It is not too late to attend a volunteer training. Drop-ins to the […]

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Pier Park Bridge Progress Reported

ODOT, Metro and Portland Parks & Recreation are collaborating on a new pedestrian/bike bridge that will connect Pier and Chimney Parks over the railroad gap. The bridge is a key connection in the 10.4 mile North Portland Greenway trail alignment.  (See approximate bridge location 2.5MB PDF) This project is federally funded through a transportation enhancement […]

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Volunteer Opportunity with npGreenway

Sunday, May 22, 2011 from 11 am – 7 pm.  Kenton Street Fair on Denver Avenue in “Downtown Kenton”. The fair will center around Denver and Kilpatrick. Need volunteers to help staff our booth. Multiple 3-hour shifts available: 11-1, 1-4, and 4-7. Any amount of time someone could help would be appreciated.  Help with setup […]

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