Local governments collect accident data, but not near misses, speeding, police chases, parked cars that block motorists’ view, failures to stop at stop signs, ignoring pedestrians, crowding cyclists, and so on.
However, this information is important for creating a “portrait” of street safety. Please report these types of incidents using the form below. Brentwood-Darlignton Neighborhood Association (BDNA) will send the information to PBOT at the end of each month AND use it to track problems and trouble spots for future discussions with PBOT, Metro, Tri-Met, and other entities.
PedPDX: Portland’s Citywide Pedestrian Plan City Council Hearing
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
2PM Time Certain
City Hall – 1221 SW Fourth Avenue
Would you like to tell City Council your perspective about PedPDX? To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting. Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting.
Written testimony may be emailed or mailed to the Council Clerk prior to the meeting.
Why: Our neighborhood needs safe places to walk and many of our streets lack sidewalks. The Portland Bureau of Transportation is proposing several new types of Alternative Walkways as an affordable way to create safe places to walk. Sidewalks can be so expensive that the City can’t afford to install them, leaving us with mud or gravel and no safe place to walk.
What: Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association and the Portland Bureau of Transportation are hosting a conversation about building new Alternative Walkways in our area. You are invited to join us, learn more, and provide your input on which types of walkways would work best from your perspective.
If you missed the presentation on the 82nd Ave Study at our January 2019 meeting, then you’re in luck! The good folks at Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and Portland Bureau of Transportation have made the slide show, handouts, and maps available for download! Click the links to below to view the information: