Portland Parks & Recreation cordially invites you to a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly installed Stephens Creek Nature Park East Trail!
Saturday, March 15, at 10 a.m. at Stephens Creek, SW Bertha Blvd. & Chestnut St. Continue reading
Trees care for us.
We care for Trees.
Arbor Month is the month long celebration of Portland’s urban forest and its nearly 1.5 million street trees, park trees, and trees in natural areas. These trees are stewarded by Portland Parks & Recreation, city bureaus, partners, and volunteers.
List by Trail for SW Investment in the SW Urban Trail System planning 2-27 -2014
This list focuses on the SW Urban Trail Network and does not include the many needed new connections and improvements to existing connections throughout SW Portland. Another list with many of those improvements will be forthcoming in the near future. Continue reading
SWTrails Meeting Tuesday Feb 25, 2014, 7 pm at Watershed 6388 SW Capitol Hwy
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes for January 23, 2014 (Minutes on the website)
Upcoming walks Sharon Fekedy and Virginia Hendrickson
SW Corridor Meeting put on by Metro will be March 12th at the Wilson HS Cafeteria, 6 pm to 8pm.
Metro is considering a list of projects within a mile or so of the transit alignment which came from past plans developed for SW Portland including the Pedestrian Master Plan. the 2030 Bicycle Master Plan, Barbur Streetscape Study, the Red Electric Plan and other plans.
Monthly General Meeting Minutes and Annual Meeting
January 23, 2014
The Watershed Building in Hillsdale
6388 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland OR 97239
SWTrails has moved its regular February Meeting from the 27th to the 25th, 7pm at the Watershed to allow our members to attend an important meeting with the mayor and PBOT at the Multnomah Arts Center on the 27th of February.
The purpose of the Feb 27th meeting at the Multnomah Arts Center is to discuss possible new funding choices to improve our streets, pedestrian and bicycle facilities throughout Portland. The meeting at the Multnomah Arts Center in the auditorium will be from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick, PBOT Director Leah Treat and other PBOT staff will be present to seek our response to the proposed funding and to solicit our priorities. Continue reading
SWTrails is leading trail inspection visits in the next couple of weeks. We will do a combination of travel by car and walking to see all the sites in a few visits. I have tried to group the tours by adjacent neighborhoods, but there are some exceptions. If you cannot make the listed times and want to do a self tour, I will be happy to supply you with a marked up map showing things you may want to work on. Continue reading
The Portland Bureau of Transportation surveyed Portlanders about transportation system improvement priorities. See the results of this survey at