SW Trails is an active advocate for pedestrian issues in Portland.
Projects We Support:
Boones Ferry Road Culvert Project
City Wide Trails Policy & Community Initiated Trails Process
- Projects: What is needed to complete the SW Urban Trail System.
- Barbur Corridor trail needs 2014
- Hillsdale pedestrian projects needed 2014
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.
Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee Identified places where walking is dangerous and work to correct the problem. Typical problems:
- vegetation is obscuring visibility or blocks trail (it needs pruning),
- blocked right of way (for example someone built a wall across the public right of way)
- dangerous asphalt sidewalk
Barbur Boulevard — Active Transportation Plan 2009
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