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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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Cycling Through History

The following is a guest post by North Portlander, Dan Haneckow. Dan writes a blog about Portland history called Cafe Unknown. He lives in the Overlook Neighborhood and is a supporter of npGREENWAY. Barbara Bartlett Hartwell liked to look back. From 1959 to 1967 she delivered a series of lectures on the vanished Portland of […]

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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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Come make your VOICE heard on how Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Funds should or should not be used in the Rose Quarter Redevelopment

Mayor Adams takes comments on Rose Quarter “Redevelopment”Originally uploaded by npGREENWAY From our friends in Overlook neighborhood: Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, April 20, from 6:00-8:30 at Kaiser Town Hall. Mayor Sam Adams is scheduled to speak at 7:30 about the proposed Rose Quarter development and how ICURA could help […]

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Rose Quarter Redevelopment Plans Must Include Pedestrian & Bike Access through Greenway

npGREENWAY’sFrancie Royce looks onOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY Tonight, the Mayor held a “town hall style” meeting regarding the plans to redevelop the Rose Quarter. The Portland Tribune published a synopsis of the evening here: http://bit.ly/iFK5 npGREENWAY was there and we were pleased to hear several people including our own Francie Royce question the mayor and […]

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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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npGREENWAY on Travel Oregon Blog

npGREENWAY on Travel Oregon BlogOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY npGREENWAY Board Member, Francie Royce, wrote an article that was published on the Travel Oregon blog today. Walking the Greenway Trail on Swan IslandBy Francie Royce Swan Island, an industrial hub in North Portland, home to heavy industry and distribution warehouses, would seem an unlikely location for […]

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Metro Needs assistance with Trail Counting

Metro needs some help calibrating an infrared trail counter. Robert Spurlock, Metro’s Associate Regional Trails Planner, asked if we could round up some folks to assist with the process. He needs to calibrate the infrared trail counters by comparing the tool’s data to a hand count. He needs four different trail counts completed. One two […]

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