Tag Archives | North Portland Willamette Greenway

Preview the North Portland Greenway Trail Alignment Project

npGREENWAY invites you to a Preview of the North Portland Greenway Trail Alignment Project May 12, 6:30-8:00 PM at the Daimler Trucks North America Corp 8, Corporation Conference Center 4555 N Channel Avenue, Swan Island 6:00 PM Come early for a guided walk of the Greenway Trail along Swan Island. Experience the feeling of a […]

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Celebrate Great Blue Heron Week with Events around Portland

Click the image to see the full calendar. npGREENWAY will be hosting a paddling trip along the trail on Thursday, June 3rd. Click here for more details.

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Updated: Breakfast on the Bridge with Swan Island TMA

npGREENWAY Board [partial]Originally uploaded by npGREENWAY Thanks to everyone who showed up this morning to celebrate with us on the N Going Street Bridge to Swan Island. The Swan Island TMA hosted this event and is doing a great job of increasing active transportation to and from “the island.” There was a great turn out […]

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River Plan 2nd City Council Hearing Today

R I V E R P L A N N E W S March 31, 2010Planning for the Willamette RiverfrontCity of Portland | Bureau of Planning and Sustainability IN THIS ISSUE 1. REMINDER – City Council Hearing Tomorrow! 2. Call for Nominations to the Science Panel 3. Staff Responses to Council Testimony 1. REMINDER – […]

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Baltimore Woods leaps forward with funding from Nature in the Neighborhoods Grant

March 19, 2010 Dear npGreenway and 40-Mile Loop partners,It was a very heartening moment as the Metro councilors voted one by one unanimously to support the Nature in Neighborhoods grant for 4 Baltimore Woods property acquisitions! It was one of 5 projects chosen in the Metro area. I know it’s not a part of Robert’s […]

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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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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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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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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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