Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation is working on getting the word out, as broadly as possible, about the opportunity to participate in the Transportation Future Study online open house between now and February 19, 2016. Click the link to see the open house and participate. Continue reading
The new Sellwood Bridge will have an opening party on Saturday February 27th at noon.
For more details see this newspaper article.
This months 1st Thursday Work Party with Portland Parks and Recreation City Nature will be up at Himes Park on Thursday March 3 from 9AM to Noon. Continue reading
It was raining on February 4th when the SW Trails volunteers under the guidance of Portland Parks employees set out to repair the trail through Himes Park.
Working on the trail in the rain splashed mud over Wendy’s face.
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The Watershed Building in Hilldale, 6388 SW Capitol Hwy
The first of two planned open houses for the Red Electric Trail Project: SW Bertha to SW Vermont Section. The project will construct a new bike and pedestrian bridge between SW Capitol and SW Beaverton Hillsdale Highway. The Bureau of Transportation and the consultant team will present the current design alternatives and alignments being considered for the bridge as well as sidewalk improvements on SW Nebraska. The City is inviting the public to review the current design alternatives and provide feedback. A second open house will be scheduled for March to present the selected design concept. Light refreshments will be provided.
Contact: Elizabeth Mahon, Elizabeth.Mahon@portlandoregon.gov
Minutes Dec. 17, 2015
SW Trails PDX
Dec. 17, 2015
6388 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97239
Attendance: Don Baack, Chris Mays, Virginia Hendrickson, Mark Lear, Andrea Wall, Katurah Pennington, Maggie Woodward, Nancy Seton (SWHRL), Glenn Bridger, Wendy Cawley (PBOT), Jennifer Devlin (BES), Steve Mullinax (Bridlemile NA), Barbara Bowers, Barbara Stedman, Mark Lear (PBOT), Doug Rogers, Brett Horner (PP&R), Rick Kapler, Craig Christy, Chris Mays, Sharon Fekety
Mark Lear talked about the proposed Portland Street Maintenance and Safety Fund costing $64 million to go on the May 2016 ballot. 56% for paving and 44% for Safe Routes to School. (See attached) He said the Red Electric grant had been submitted. Continue reading
Trails Meeting January 28 2016 7pm at Watershed in Hillsdale, enter between buildings at 6388 SW Capitol Highway
Agenda Continue reading
This months 1st Thursday Work Party with Portland Parks and Recreation City Nature will be up at Himes Park on Terwilliger on Thursday February 4th from 9AM to Noon. Continue reading
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 9:00 am
The February walk will be led by Pete Schmierbach. From Wilson High School we will take back roads and trails to Fairmont Blvd, then stairs to Healy Heights Tower and walk the road to Council Crest Park. Then we’ll take the Marquam Trail down to OHSU and continue down to Terwilliger Blvd. and the Chart House where we’ll take local roads back to Hillsdale. The walk will be about 6.3 miles with 800 feet elevation gain. Continue reading
Eight dogs joined 32 people on the January 9, 2015 SW Trails urban hike.
8 dogs, count them, went on the SW Trails walk through Multnomah Village.