>The City of Portland’s Bureau of Transportation is hosting a public open house on Thursday June 4th from 4 to 7pm at the Oregon Humane Society’s Education Hall (1067 NE Columbia Blvd).
They ask that you “Drop in any time between 4 and 7pm to share your thoughts and comment on preliminary ideas for improvements.”
>I’ve been sworn to secrecy regarding a proposed 2009 return of Portland Sunday Parkways as many details as it is still evolving. So until I can give you better information, I present to you BikePortland.org’s video from Sunday Parkways’ 2008 event.
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The Bryant Street Bridge will be closed Mon., June 9 – Wed., June 11
PDOT will be improving the sidewalk ramps that lead to the bridge so that the approach is safer for pedestrians and bicyclists!
The is repaving work is part of a comprehensive project to improve the accessibility, safety and cleanliness of the Bryant Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. Initiated by Piedmont Neighborhood Association, designed by Piedmont and Arbor Lodge neighbors, and implemented in partnership with ODOT, PDOT, BOM,and the Portland Water Bureau, the Bryant Bridge Project seeks to transform a neglected space into a valuable community asset.
For more information, images, or to get involved in the Bryant Bridge Project visit… www.PiedmontNeighborhood.com/BryantBridgeProject.
Call Lara Mendicino at 503-283-5422 if you have any questions or concerns about the bridge closure.