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Support River Plan at City Council Meeting

Update 1/25/2010 City Council Meeting Rescheduled FROM THE 1/21/2010 EDITION of the RIVER PLAN NEWS 1. City Council Public Hearing Rescheduled for February 17The City Council public hearing on the River Plan / North Reach Recommended Draft that was scheduled for Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 2:00 pm has been postponed. The hearing has been […]

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Lessons from our Past | More Car Based Infrastructure?

I came across this great video this morning about the defeat of the Mt Hood Freeway. It speaks volumes about what we can learn from our past. It reminds me of the current momentum for the Columbia River Crossing and also how we shape North Portland with the upcoming River Plan. Thanks to Clarence and […]

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from the bta blog: Cycling Community Seeks Support for Re-using Sauvie Island Bridge in NW Portland

Move the Council to Support Moving the Sauvie Island Bridge Posted by: Karl Apr 01 2008, 3:17 pm Mayor Potter has decided to oppose a proposal put forth by Commissioner Sam Adams that would greatly enhance bicycling in Portland. This time it’s the proposal to reuse the Sauvie Island Bridge for a landmark bicycle and […]

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G R E E L E Y gauntlet (bike lane commute)

This Video attempts to document the poor cycling conditions where Greeley Avenue splits to the Interstate 5 Southbound on-ramp and the intersection of North Interstate Avenue. Rather than write a completely new post about this subject, I have compiled commentary from a BikePortland post and the npGREENWAY flickr page below the video. commenter #1 says: […]

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Unlikely allies look to restore riverfront land

From the Portland Tribune: Unlikely allies look to restore riverfront land Creative plan to buy acreage for habitat wins nods from port, industry and activists, but needs city cash By Lee van der Voo The Portland Tribune, Mar 14, 2008 L.E. BASKOW / TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO Portland Harbor’s designation as a Superfund site and ongoing […]

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Landmark decision gives bike projects regional funding priority

From BikePortland.org: Landmark decision gives bike projects regional funding priority Posted by Jonathan Maus (Editor) on March 14th, 2008 at 3:07 pm “What this does is elevate bikes and peds as important and meaningful modes.”–ODOT Government Liaison Shelli Romero The wheels of change continue to spin toward a more balanced transportation system in our region. […]

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Walking the Greenway Trail on Swan Island

This post is written by npGREENWAY Acting Director, Francie Royce and originally appeared on her blog. –A well edited version of this story appears in Walk About Magazine Jan/Feb 2008 Swan Island, an industrial hub in North Portland, home to heavy industry and distribution warehouses, would seem an unlikely location for a trail for wildlife […]

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|| npGREENWAY no 007 || Action Alert! :: Give your Input River Plan Meeting Tonight! :: npGREENWAY community meeting :: Metro Open House

npGREENWAY Newsletter North Portland Greenway Trail Advocacy 2007 May 15 Issue no 007:: Give your Input at the River Plan Meeting Tonight! :: :: npGREENWAY community meeting :: :: Metro Open House :: River Plan meeting TONIGHT! Tuesday, May 15th 5pm-7pm Please come tonight and express your support for a trail along the Willamette River […]

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