Category Archive: Transportation

Winter Paving to Close Lanes on NW Northrup from NW 14th to NW 23rd March 23rd Through April 3rd

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on March 19, 2015

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News Release from the Portland Bureau of Transportation   The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on NW Northrup Street from NW 14th Avenue to NW 23rd Avenue Monday, March 23 through Friday, April 3, 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. each work day.  …..

New Traffic Signals Coming to the Pearl

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on May 14, 2014

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Traffic signals will be installed at five Pearl intersections and one in Old Town Chinatown. The project includes new signals at: • NW Couch and 10th Avenue. • NW Couch and 11th Avenue. • NW Couch and Broadway. • NW Glisan and 13th Avenue. • NW Everett and 13th Avenue. Existing signals at NW 4th…..

Park & Ride to Mt. Hood Resorts from the Pearl

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on December 1, 2013

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REI in the Pearl District has partnered with Sea to Summit “Portland’s Premier Ski & Mt. Shuttle Service” for a safe, reliable and convenient Park & Ride to Mt Hood Resorts. Shuttles depart from REI in the Pearl (14th NW Johnson) at 7:15am and return just after 5:00pm. REI Members also receive a 10% discount…..

Peal District One of the Most Walkable Neighborhoods in the US!

Posted By Adonay Solleiro on November 7, 2013

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On November sixth Walk Score launched a new 2014 ranking of Most Walkable U.S. Cities & Neighborhoods, and the Pearl District is the most walkable neighborhood in Portland. Check out the Pearl’s section here: http://www.walkscore.com/OR/Portland/Pearl_District to learn more. Walk Score is the leading measure of neighborhood walkability delivering more than 10 million scores per day…..

Committee Reports

Communication Committee

Posted By Kate Washington on August 12, 2013

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The 2013-2014 goal for the PDNA communications committee is to develop an inter-committee culture that emphasizes communicating with the PDNA membership and neighbors about what the PDNA is doing. Currently, the committee uses monthly electronic newsletters, but news can get out more quickly than that. To that end, committee members have volunteered to be liaisons…..

2013 Planning & Transportation Committee Goals

Posted By Kate Washington on April 2, 2013

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Design Review Look at new projects as they come in and evaluate per River District and Central City design guidelines. Send input into design staff either by letter or by testimony at meetings.     Central City Plan Update Be part of the process when the city begins the West Quadrant Plan update.    …..

NW Marshall Semi Diverter Installed

Posted By Kate Washington on November 7, 2012

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has made NW Marshall Street a no-go zone for cars trying to turn west from NW 10th Ave. Drivers are now confronted by a No Entry sign, a strip of parking in the road, and a bike lane between that and the sidewalk. Since the introduction last year of the…..

TriMet Creates Discount Pass for Downtown Honored Citizens

Posted By Kate Washington on September 3, 2012

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TriMet’s Fareless Rail Zone is ended September 1, but TriMet’s Honored Citizen Downtown Bus Pass will now be extended to include rail. Honored Citizens (65+, Medicare, disabled) who live within the Fareless boundaries can still obtain this low-cost pass ($10 for 2 years) that will be valid for all buses, MAX, and Streetcar travel in…..

Grand Opening of the Portland Streetcar Central Loop

Posted By Kate Washington on September 3, 2012

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The Portland Streetcar is excited to open its newest line, the Central Loop, on September 22, 2012. The celebrations will start at 10:00AM with a Press Event and speeches at the OMSI Plaza in SE Portland. Service will begin by 11:00AM following the press event and the departure of the first, ceremonial train. The Central…..

Pearl District Transportation Plan Open House Tonight, Nov. 9

Posted By Lewis on November 9, 2011

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Please attend this open house to preview the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s proposed plan for the Pearl District. Your input is needed! This will affect pedestrians, cyclists, drivers and transit riders – in other words, everyone who lives or works in the neighborhood! To download a copy of the flyer with a map of the…..