Transportation Committee


Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. presents

Southwest Corridor Community Forum

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Multnomah Arts Center Auditorium

7688 SW Capitol Highway


  • Learn more about Metro's Southwest Corridor Plan
  • Discuss how high capacity transit could improve access to jobs, services and education in SW Portland
  • Discuss how this could improve overall livability within the Portland section of the Corridor
  • Let elected officials hear our comments, suggestions, reservations, etc. about a high capacity transit project coming to SW Portland

Decision-makers panel: Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioner Steve Novick, ODOT Region 1 Manager Jason Tell, TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane, Metro Councilor Bob Stacey and SWNI President Marianne Fitzgerald



  • 6:00 Open House (Information Sharing, Question Gathering)
  • 6:30 Convene forum: Why are we here? (Marianne Fitzgerald)
  • 6:40 Ground Rules for panel discussion, public questions (Jeanne Lawson)
  • 6:45 Facilitated Dialogue between Panel and Citizens regarding SW Corridor Opportunities and Challenges
  • 8:15 Wrap Up, Next Steps (Panelists and Marianne Fitzgerald)
  • 8:30 Community Preference Exercise -- BPS and PBOT staff
  • 9:00 Adjourn

All Southwest residents, business and property owners, and any other interested parties, are invited to attend, learn and enter the discussion.

We hope to see you there!

Contact: Sylvia Bogert, Executive Director, Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc.,, (503) 823-4592

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