Our next SW Trails meeting is this Thursday February 22nd from 7pm until 8:30 in the Watershed Bldg at 6388 SW Capital Hwy. This month our meeting will be highlighted by a presentation from PBOT senior SW in Motion planner Nick Falbo who will update us on progress and is seeking community input on the best pedestrian and bicycle improvements to make in the next 5 years. Come join in this discussion your input is needed. Also this meeting will be our annual membership meeting with election of new officer and board positions. Continue reading
Saturday, March 10, 9:00 am
The March walk will be led by Rick Kappler. We will explore Raleigh Hills. The walk starts by carpooling to Bridlemile School. From there we will go west through Raleigh Hills into Washington County, then turn north on Canyon Drive and go up hill to the Sylvan neighborhood. Continue reading
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SW Trails PDX will get $5,500 from the Portland Bureau of Transportation Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program. SW Trails PDX will utilize these funds to improve community connectivity with an urban trail maintenance project of steps on SW Trail #1 from SW Twombly Ave to SW Melville Ave.
The Bridlemile Walkway will get $3,368 from the Portland Bureau of Transportation Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program. This project will transform a walkway in the Bridlemile neighborhood of SW Portland. Continue reading
The PBOT Southwest In Motion team wants your feedback and ideas!
Click to access Walking Needs map and add your ideas about what is needed to make walking better in SW Portland.
Use the online mapping tool to share what you need to make walking and biking safer and more useful to you in the short term. The input generated through this map will help the project team better understand community priorities, learn about needs of specific projects, and identify any new potential projects to include in the plan. Continue reading
SW Trails monthly first Thursday Work Party for Feb 1st 2018 will be at Dickinson Park and Natural Area from 9AM until Noon. Continue reading
Our next SW Trails meeting is this Thursday January 25th at 7pm until 8:30 in the Watershed Bldg at 6388 SW Capital Hwy. Continue reading
On SW Custer there are rings set into the curbs originally designed to tie up your horses. Surprisingly the walkers on the January walk saw horses (and a dinosaur) tied to these rings. Further along on the hike on SW Canby, we saw other fantasy figures lurking in the forest.
Two horses tied up at curb
Another Horse tied up at curb
Dinosaur tied up at curb
Head without a body lurks in a tree
Action figure on a log
SW Trails Walk on Saturday, February 10 at 9:00 am
The February walk will be led by Mark Turner. From Wilson High School we will carpool to the vicinity of SW Corbett St. and SW Whitaker St. Then we will walk up to the Veteran’s Hospital, over to OHSU and then back down past the Casey Eye Institute to Terwilliger Blvd. Continue reading