SWTrails PDX is an active advocate for pedestrian issues in Portland. Some of the projects we support are:

Boones Ferry Road Culvert Project

City Wide Trails Policy & Community Initiated Trails Process

Projects We’re Following:

  • Easement and trail on Multnomah Presbyterian Church Property for Trail 3 connection to Maplewood Drive
  • SW Tunnelwood at 43rd trail segment
  • Possible project with Homestead, South Portland and OHSU to improve trails from Barbur to Campus Drive

Longer term projects still underway

Red Electric Trail  :  A major new east-west trail through SW Portland.

Hillsdale to Lake Oswego Trail:  A trail extending over 6 miles from the Hillsdale neighborhood of Portland to Lake Oswego

Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee  Identified places where walking is dangerous and work to correct the problem.   Typical problems:

Safe Routes to Schools

Barbur Boulevard — Active Transportation Plan 2009

SW Corridor Active Transportation Plan 2014

Metro Regional Active Transportation Plan

Woods Memorial Natural Area: Marigold Trail completed several years ago, Cedar Trail still to be completed. A link to the Portland Parks Department brochure: Woods Memorial Natural Area brochure

SW Portland Bicycles Facilities Strategy — long term plans for biking in SW Portland

Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030–long term plans for biking in Portland