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SW Corridor Comments and vote opportunity

Metro invites us to comment on the SW Corridor route through our neighborhoods. The following are my personal views on the two routes the MAX Trains could go through our neighborhoods

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Hillsdale Thanksgiving Walk/Stroll

The 20th or so annual Hillsdale Thanksgiving Walk will start at 9 am at the Food Carts at Wilson HS in Hillsdale. We will walk about 3 miles and go up and down some of our low hills but not … Continue reading

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Progress – SW 25th trail steps

The SW 25th trail needs steps for the climb to SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.  SW Trails has been making progress as the following pictures show.

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December 9 SW Trails Hike

The December walk will be led by Sharon Fekety. From Wilson High School, we will walk to Terwilliger Blvd. where we will go north until we reach the Marquam Trail where we will turn left and go up to the … Continue reading

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SW Trails Agenda for November 16th

Our next SW Trails meeting is Thursday November 16th at 7pm until 8:30 in the Watershed Bldg at 6388 SW Capital Hwy. This meeting is moved a bit earlier in the month to make way for the fast approaching Thanksgiving.

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Bridlemile trail taken on SWTrails monthly walk

On the November monthly SWTrails hike, the walkers took a dodgy-looking trail in the Bridlemile neighborhood south from SW Downsview Terrace through a gully.  This trail is not marked as being a public right-of-way on any map, so we thought … Continue reading

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Success! April Hill Park Trail

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Work Party Friday Nov. 10th April Hill Park

Friday Nov. 10th  9AM to NOON  April Hill Park SW Trails is having a work party over at April Hill Park on Friday Nov 10th from 9am to Noon to finish up the last 100 feet of our path into … Continue reading

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Update – SW 45th pedestrian access

SW 45th has been closed just north of the Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway. See SW 45th Pedestrian Detour.  On Monday, November, 6th, people will be allowed to cross the new Fanno Creek culvert on foot or bike on SW 45th Ave by … Continue reading

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SWIM – SW in Motion – documents

Southwest In Motion, SWIM,  reports linked here present a high-level summary of demographic attributes of southwest, the active transportation networks and facilities today, and offer an overview of the plans and policies governing our study area.

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