Transportation Committee


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SWNI Transportation Meetings: Next Meeting: Monday, July 17th, 2017 7:00 - 9:00pm
Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Room 29
Guest presenter, Pedestrian Master Plan update by Michelle Marx, PBOT 

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. Transportation Committee usually meets the third Monday of the month. Confirm scheduled meetings on the Southwest Neighborhoods Calendar.

Contact: David Martin,


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PBOT Announces Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program, $100,000 available to community and neighborhood groups for safety, beautification and trails projects. The goals of this grant program are to:
1. Invest in small-scale community driven projects focused on transportation safety, equity, innovation and placemaking.
2. Engage communities historically underrepresented in and underserved by PBOT programming, including but not limited to communities of color, immigrant and refugee communities, low-income individuals and families, youth, people with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bi, transgendered people.
3. Supplement existing PBOT priorities and capital projects.
4. Generate new and innovative ideas for PBOT to consider in the long term and to decrease policy and process barriers to idea implementation.
5.Strengthen collaboration between PBOT and community partners by providing hands-on technical support during project implementation.

Portland in the Streets, Community Grant web site
Grant application are due on August 31st, 2017. To assist community groups with their applications, PBOT will hold two information workshops:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
JADE/APANO Multicultural Space
8114 SE Division Street, Portland, OR 97206

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peninsula Park Community Center
700 N Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR 97217

Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge/Neighborhood Streets Program. Below are the links for the LTIC/Neighborhood Streets Program—for people to review before the meeting.  The community survey is linked on the second link below.

ODOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP)

STIP is Oregon’s four‐year transportation improvement program. The STIP encompasses funding for all transportation projects on the federal, state, city and county transportation systems. The STIP includes multimodal projects (highway, passenger rail, freight, public transit, bicycle and pedestrian), as well as projects in the National Parks, National Forests, and on Tribal lands. The STIP must include any transportation project that utilizes federal funds and any regionally significant projects funded by the state

-SWNI STIP Letter to ODOT-     -Comment Card-

-What is the STIP-     -ODOT Project Update-     -Funded Safety and Active Transportation Investments on Barbur Boulevard-        -ODOT’s Barbur Road Safety Audit: Typical Cross Section-          

sw street condPrevious Meeting Materials:

February 15, 2017


December 2016 and January 2017 meetings were cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

November 21, 2016

Featured Presentations: Metro's SW Corridor Light Rail Project Team


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Vision Zero

PBOT: Portland is committed to ending traffic violence in our communities. Through the Vision Zero program, the City of Portland and their partners are working to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on Portland streets by 2025.

The Vision Zero Task Force has overseen the creation of a draft Vision Zero Action Plan with specific steps to make streets safe.

Portland Comprehensive Plan: Transportation Systems Plan Stage 2-adopted

TSP Major Projects List

Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Transportation Committee has been reviewing and commenting on the draft Portland Comprehensive Plan Transportation System Plan. Over the past 2 years, SWNI has submitted several letters to the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission on the draft Goals and Policies as well as other details that have been proposed. The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission has Adopted the Transportation System Plan Stage 2 in December 2016

Comprehensive Plan Links:

SWNI Comp Plan/TSP letters to date:

Recommended Plan Maps for Southwest Portland:

TSP Chapter 9 (PDF 425 KB)



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