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Division Streetscape Design Concepts Update

Below is an update on the status of the Division Streetscape Construction Project from Project Manager Liz Mahon. If you have feedback, please contact one of the HAND board members on the CAC (Amy Lewin, Liz Gatti or Linda Nettekoven) by noon, Monday, June 1.

– Alternatives Summary (block by block and general overview) [...]

Report on Seven Corners Released

Concept: 21st Ave. Corridor

You can now download the 7 Corners Urban Design report here: http://www.portlandonline.com/planning/index.cfm?c=48623

The 7 Corners Urban Design Strategy identified three options for transforming the 7 Corners intersection. However, the community discussion did not result in a clear preference and raised a number of questions and issues that are best addressed in [...]

Division Streetscape and Street Reconstruction

The Division Streetscape and Reconstruction Project, under the direction of the Portland Bureau of Transportation, will develop a transportation and streetscape plan for City Council adoption. The plan will develop design alternatives with the input and involvement of area residents, property owners and business owners. Improvements may include one or more of the following:

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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 [...]

Bike & Streetcar Open House, May 5

Mark your calendar for this Open House coming up in May!

From: “Wong, Nancy”

Throughout the month of May, the Bicycle Master Plan Update project and the Portland Streetcar System Plan will be presenting their plans for public review and comment at the series of open houses listed below.

Below is the information regarding [...]

SE Clay Green Street Open House!

Thursday, April 2, 2009 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Olympic Mills Conference Center (formerly the B&O Building) First Floor Common Areas 107 SE Washington Avenue Portland, OR 97214

The City of Portland has completed concept designs of the SE Clay Green Street Project. Get information about how this project will manage stormwater along SE Clay [...]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, March 17

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your Neighbors!

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 [...]

Division Street Plan Project Update

We are writing to provide some very long overdue updates to what is happening with the next phase of the Division Street Plan implementation. There has been a lot of work going on behind the scenes that we want to bring into the open:

*** 7 Corners design project details and report are being completed [...]

Street Renaming/Historic Info on Grand Ave

As indicated earlier the City is considering a request to rename Broadway, 39th or Grand Avenue in honor of Cesar Chavez. For information on the entire process please scroll down to the bottom of this message. Thanks to one of the historians living in our neighborhood, we have some information on the history of the [...]

Train Noise Concerns in Neighborhood

Submitted by a group of HAND neighbors concerned about train noise:

Will there be an increase in SE Clinton/Division Train Horn noise? Neighborhood residents have been dismayed to learn that train horn noise in SE Portland could increase significantly as a result of the new light rail line through our area. Because the new route [...]