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Bridge Over Columbia Boulevard Online Community Open House

Bridge Over Columbia Boulevard Online Community Open House Portland Parks & Recreation is holding an online open house for the Bridge Over Columbia Boulevard starting Monday, May 11 through Sun, May 31. A PDF presentation and comment form are already posted on the project webpage: Join us online for an interactive opportunity to learn […]

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Planning begins on carfree bridge over Columbia Blvd and new path through St. Johns Prairie

Once complete, the new bridge and path will add about two miles to the North Portland Greenway and leave us tantalizingly close to having a carfree path from North Vancouver Avenue in the Piedmont neighborhood to Pier Park in St. Johns. PP&R completed a bridge that connects Pier Park to Chimney Park in 2014. See […]

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Let Metro counselors know you want new transportation funding to go for multi- purpose trails like the North Portland Greenway Trail.

Monday, January 13, 6-9 pm, Metro Council Chambers, 600 NE Grand, Portland Action Alert! Calling all Portland Metro Region residents who care about trails: Share your support for trails investments in a new regional transportation funding measure. Testify at Monday’s hearing or submit public comment.  Can’t make the hearing? Use the form provided by our friends at Getting […]

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Daimler fills the gap – Greenway Trail celebration May 9, 2019

Daimler Trucks North America and npGreenway (Friends of N. Portland Willamette Greenway Trail) hosted an informational/inspirational luncheon about the Greenway Trail segment through Swan Island. The purpose was to gather all involved parties – elected officials, Swan Island business, Metro, City of Portland, PBOT, and others – to share plans and progress on the Greenway […]

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Rep. Lou Fredrick tours N. Portland Greeenway Trail

In early June,  npGreenway board members Pat Jewett and Francie Royce took State Senator Lew Fredrick  (District 22) on a tour of the existing and future trail. All 10.4 miles of the trail is in Senator Fredrick district of North Portland.   npGreenway appreciates the time he took to tour and learn about the North Portland […]

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Come see us at the Eighth Annual Barbara Walker Trails Fair

Eighth Annual Barbara Walker Trails Fair Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm Metro Regional Center – Apotheker Plaza  600 NE Grand Avenue Get the scoop on regional trails, network and meet new trail friends. Learn about trails: latest projects, grants and initiatives across the greater Portland region. Visit booths hosted by dozens of […]

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Volunteer Meet Up: This Thursday, April 21 at Lucky Lab Tap Room on Killingsworth

Volunteering is a reward in and of itself, but join us this Thursday at the Lucky Lab Tap Room (1700 N Killingsworth) for FREE drinks and a FREE t-shirt to boot! The rainy days are getting warmer and fewer and farther between. As flowers begin to bloom, folks come out of their winter hibernation and […]

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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

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