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Train Horn Noise, TriMet Open House

Please mark your calendar for this Open House next week. Several people in our neighborhood are concerned about train horn noise with the expected arrival of light rail passing through our neighborhood. If you would like to get involved, attend this meeting and contact the HAND board.


Train Horn Noise

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project is exploring how horn requirements may apply to light rail trains that share a freight rail right-of-way. Please join TriMet, train horn noise specialists Rail Control Limited and the cities of Milwaukie and Portland to learn more about options for minimizing train horn noise.

Tuesday, April 7
6-7:30 p.m.

Llewellyn Elementary School Cafetorium
6301 SE 14th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202

This location is served by bus lines 19-Woodstock and 70-12th Ave. Plan your trip on TriMet.

TRIMET’s GET INVOLVED – HOW TO (see link)

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, March 17

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Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND)
Community/ Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 7:00 PM

(Land Use meeting at 6:00)
St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center
2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)

General Meeting Agenda 7:00 – 8:45
Introductions
Crime Prevention Officer
Announcements
(1) Sustainability meeting – 5th Tuesday of March

Community Issues
(1) Portland Streetcar update – Julie Gustafson and Kay Dannen
(2) Clinton Street Max Station – Tri-Met
(3) Speed bumps on 20th and Hawthorne – Will Stevens
(4) Clearwire pole at 26th and Division (to replace a PGE pole) – Steven Topp

Updates
(1) Pedestrian Safety Issue – Sue Pearce

Internal Board Issues
(1) Approval of minutes
(2) Approval of Portland Triathlon’s use of the Eastside Esplanade

For more information please contact HAND chair Alex Bassos at: chair@handpdx.org

Stay in the loop on the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project

Remember the light rail station that’s coming to our neighborhood somewhere in the vicinity of SE 12th and Clinton/Gideon? Here’s a way to keep informed and have your say as the plans are being developed.

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project has a new website to keep you updated on project news and progress. Find planning information, public meeting announcements, a library of important project documents and more.
SEE LINK: Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project

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