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Noise Variance Hearing for Light Rail Construction, Wed. May 9

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project is applying for a City of Portland noise variance for construction where the alignment will be constructed in southeast Portland.

Normal construction hours are Monday–Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The variance would allow night and/or Sunday work in areas where it’s critical to minimize the duration of major [...]

Rail Road Crossing Construction at 11th & 12th

In the link below is a notice of coming construction on 11th, 12th, and Milwaukie. Transportation officials strongly suggests anyone using 11th and 12th between Powell and Division during January look for alternate routes, especially during rush hours. There will be lane closures, but at all times, at least one lane should be open. There [...]

Results of the Ladd Circle Survey

Thanks again to all who took the time to take the Ladd Circle Survey last month.

We received 836 responses from people who use the circle in a variety of ways. To get to work, get to school, recreation, etc. A large majority of cyclists, drivers, and pedestrians who live in the neighborhood and [...]

The Portland Plan is Now Available!

This is reposted from our neighborhood coalition, Southeast Uplift. Please take a moment to peruse the cheat sheet here: http://www.southeastuplift.org/content/portland-plan-now-available

SE Uplift encourages you to take a look at the Portland Plan and attend the hearings occuring during the month of November. You can find both the summary and full-length documents along with the hearings [...]

Take the Ladd Circle Traffic Survey

A BUSY CIRCLE — IN SEARCH OF SOLUTIONS Ladd Circle is a memorable landmark in the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood and during commuting hours can be a very busy thoroughfare. Thousands of cyclists, drivers and pedestrians make their way through each day.

In the last few years, neighbors, commuters and various advocates have raised a wide range [...]

SE Clay Green Street Project Open House, Thursday, Oct. 13

OPEN HOUSE with PRESENTATION Thursday, October 13, 2011 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Presentation at 5:00 p.m. Indent Studios 1535 SE 9th (SE 9th and Clay St)

Please join the project team at an October 13 open house for the latest information on the SE Clay Green Street Project from SE 10th to Water Avenue. [...]

Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Open House, June 22 – Bike & Ped Routes

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project includes significant improvements for cyclists and pedestrians between the Clinton and OMSI station areas. Come see the latest concepts for bike and pedestrian routes and offer your feedback to the design team.

Wednesday, June 22 6-7:30 p.m. St. Philip Neri Parish, Carvlin Hall 2408 SE 16th Ave., Portland This location [...]

Update to Clay Street, Green Street Project

From: Debbie Caselton, Community Relations, Bureau of Environmental Services, 503-823-2831, debbie.caselton@portlandoregon.gov

In April 2009, Environmental Services Sustainable Stormwater Division, in partnership with other city bureaus, completed planning and conceptual design work for the SE Clay Green Street Plan.

The SE Clay Green Street Plan encompasses 12 blocks of SE Clay Street from SE Water Avenue [...]

New Stripes on Division Street & Update on Construction Project

As a curious neighbor, we sent a note to Division Streetscape Reconstruction Project Manager Elizabeth Mahon at Portland’s Bureau of Transportation regarding the bright white lines painted yesterday on Division Street. The white dotted lines on eastbound traffic denote pro-time lanes from about 12th to 28th Place.

Since pro-time lanes will be eliminated along [...]

Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project – OMSI & Clinton Station Design Meeting, April 28

This is the second meeting regarding ongoing design of the OMSI and Clinton light rail stations. Come see the latest concepts and offer your feedback to the design team, Thursday, April 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m. St. Philip Neri Parish, Carvlin Hall 2408 SE 16th Ave., Portland

(Find out more on TriMet’s website.)

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