SW Trails is an active advocate for pedestrian issues in Portland.
SPECIFIC PROJECTS UNDERWAY, PROPOSED, PLANNED OR IN DEVELOPMENT
- Boone Ferry Fish, Wildlife and Trail Passage Partnership
- City Wide Trails Policy – draft of February 24, 2015
- Sidewalk costs
- Projects: What is needed to complete the SW Urban Trail System.
- Barbur Corridor trail needs 2014
- Hillsdale pedestrian projects needed 2014
- Oregon Walks GIS network analysis survey
- Leaf blowing priorities on SW Trails 2013
- SW Coronado right-of-way trail
- 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
- Safe Route to School Project on SW 25th from SW Bertha to SW Beaverton Hillsdale Highway
- Replace culvert on trail in Bridlemile Neighborhood
- Rebuild trail on SW 49th south of Comus
- Get storm water off trail north of Taylor’s Ferry Rd on SW 19th
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
Emails to Portland Department of Transportation on pedestrian issues.
- Vegetation growing to obstruct pedestrians – July 2012
- Vegetation issues with Leah Treat PBOT Director Jan 2014
Barbur Boulevard — Active Transportation Plan 2009
Woods Memorial Natural Area Draft functional plan for review
SW Portland Bicycles Facilities Strategy — long term plans for biking