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SW Trails is a community group which promotes walking and biking in southwest Portland, Oregon by:

  1. Leading regular monthly hikes
  2. Organizing volunteer work parties to build and maintain trails
  3. Developing new walking and biking opportunities (e.g. the 4-T trail, the Red Electric trail) by working with city, county and state planners.
  4. Advocating for walking/biking
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SWTrails Dec 18 meeting 7pm at Watershed in Hillsdale

SWTrails Dec 18 meeting 7pm at Watershed in Hillsdale
6288 SW Capitol Hwy Enter between buildings
Agenda for Thursday Dec 18, 2014
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Draft SW Trails Policy and Cover Letter

For discussion purposes, here are versions of the proposed SW Trails Policy document

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November 2014 minutes

SW Trails PDX
Monthly Meeting Minutes

November 20, 2014
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SW Urban Trails Walk – Saturday, Jan. 10

The January 10 walk will be led by Sharon Fekety.  Starting at 9am we will walk down the Iowa St. Trail to the Willamette River and the South Waterfront neighborhood area, viewing the new OHSU Dental School and Collaborative Life Sciences Buildings, progress on the River path, new restaurants and ongoing construction.  Then we will ascend the Gibbs St. Bridge by stairs or elevator up to Lair Hill Park and Dunaway Park.  Then up to Terwilliger Parkway, right on Cheltenham, past De Witt Park and back to Wilson High School.  The walk will be about 6.5 miles with 600 feet elevation gain. Continue reading

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10-11-12-13-14 — The December 2014 walk

10-11-12-13-14     At the unique time/date of 10:11 am on 12/13/14 the walkers on the December monthly urban walk stopped just outside of Woods Park.

10-11-12-13-14 At the unique time/date of 10:11 am on 12/13/14
the walkers on the December monthly urban walk stopped just outside of Woods Park.

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Little Free Library’s seen in SW Portland on November 2014 walk

The SW Trails monthly hike through SW Portland visited 7 Little Free Libraries.

Westwood Book Nook - a Little Free Library on SW Westwood near SW 14th

Westwood Book Nook – a Little Free Library on SW Westwood near SW 14th

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SW Trails meeting Nov 20 agenda

Agenda for Thursday Nov 20, 2014 meeting

Watershed 6288 SW Capitol Hwy corner of Bertha Court 6388 SW Capitol Hwy
Introductions
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes for October 30, 2014 as posted on SWTrails.org
Upcoming Walks Sharon Fekedy, Virginia Hendrickson
Presentation by Sara Schooley on the draft Trails Policy
Membership Report Barbara Bowers
Treasurers Report Chris Mays, DB pass on latest info
Report on Street Tax Council Meeting 11/20

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SW Trails October 30 draft minutes

SW Trails PDX
Monthly Meeting Minutes

October 30, 2014
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Smith path Work Party for Sat Nov 22nd and Sunday Nov 23 9am to 1pm

There is a path building work party scheduled by Ashcreek Neighbors to finish up a perimeter path around Smith school (9001 SW Marigold St) this Weekend Nov 22nd Sat and Nov 23rd Sun. We will be working from 9am to 1pm each day finishing up the 900 ft of all weather path around the West side of the playfield. Continue reading

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PBOT Draft Trail Policy

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has released a draft copy of their policy about trails.  This policy will govern how SW Trails can build trails.  You can view a copy here.  This is a draft, so if you find parts unclear or if you disagree with some parts, you can let the Portland Bureau of Transportation know.  Sara Schooley will be at Nov 20th Trails Meeting to discuss this.

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