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Jan
13

Ten Tips for Biking Through Winter

  A Pacific Northwest winter provides so many exciting bicycling environments: relentless rain, very cold temperatures, long hours of darkness, snow, and ice! Here are 10 tips to help you bike in some of the conditions winter might present. And if you’re a member of The Street Trust or Business for a Better Portland, join […]

Jan
06

365 Days of Advocacy and Action at TST

  The Street Trust had an unprecedented year in 2021. Even as the pandemic continued to disrupt our society, our organization dug into an intensive rebuild with an eye to the future and took action to ensure we’re making an impact across the Portland metro region and beyond. Despite unique challenges, TST pushed the region […]

Dec
01

From Gridlock to Greatness

Oregonians deserve transportation options that are safer, greener, more accessible, and more equitable than in previous generations.   By Sarah Iannarone, Executive Director Passage of President Biden’s long-awaited $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“IIJA”), earlier this month set the transportation sector atwitter with words like “once-in-a-generation,” “transformative” and “climate […]

Nov
17

New Safe Routes to School in Milwaukie

  The City of Milwaukie has opened new Safe Routes to School for students attending Linwood Elementary and Sojourner School! Thanks to these multi-use pathways (pictured right), residents can now more comfortably walk and roll on Linwood Avenue.  These new pathways would not have happened with out the hard work of The Street Trust’s own […]

Nov
09

Hey ODOT: Congestion Pricing is for Reducing Congestion!

  Last week The Street Trust’s Policy Transformation Manager sent the letter below to the Oregon Tolling Program about the Regional Mobility Pricing Project. TST will continue to keep the pressure on leadership to use congestion pricing for what it is for–reducing congestion–not for paying for more highway lanes and car infrastructure at the expense […]