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.
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 […]
Overlook Clean Up Today!
Saturday, April 24, 10am to Noon.Co-sponsored by the Water Bureau and Peninsula Children’s Center.Meeting at the newPittmon Addition HyrdoPark at the north end of the Concord bike/ped bridge. Contact Alan Cranna for more details:503-285-7944 or email@example.com Some of us will be working on litter, debris and weeds along the Going Street Sidewalk aka Going Green, […]
Celebrate the newly installed Big Pipe Portal trail sculpture on Swan Island
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 […]
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 […]
Join the effort to encourage more bike and pedestrian projects
The letter below came from the 1000 friends of Oregon Website. They are spearheading a campaign to get the federal economic recovery act to spend more money on bike and pedestrian projects. Here at npGREENWAY, we are working dilligently to receive additional funding to build the Waud Bluff Trail. This project has been languishing for […]