Updates

Below are our latest action alerts, blog posts, and media highlights. This is a new website; if you are seeking an old blog post, please contact us at communications@thestreettrust.org

Rose Lane priorities bloom

We distributed “Free My Bus” signs and Advocacy Director Richa Poudyal urged the Council to take action to make bus travel times quicker to improve the experience of bus riders and attract new riders. 

Stafford elected Street Trust Board Chair

The Street Trust Board of Directors elected Kimberlee Stafford to chair the Board. Stafford will take the reins from Justin Yuen who has held the chair post since 2014.

Transportation measure takes a smaller step forward

Staff at the Portland-area regional government, Metro, is recommending about $3 billion worth of transportation projects for a November 2020 ballot measure. Some recommended projects are crucial for safe and convenient walking, biking, and transit in our region.

Prioritize removing barriers to transit

Public transportation exists to get people where they need to go. We collect fares for public transportation to provide a revenue source that supports quality, convenient service. The purpose of fares is not to prevent people from getting where they need to go.

Portland to recognize day to remember traffic victims

Sunday, November 17, is the International Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.  Oregon\Southwest Washington Families for Safe Streets has observed this day--designated by the United Nations--for several years with vigils, marches, and speeches.

Protected Bike lanes coming to Burnside

Get ready for safer cycling on the Burnside Bridge. After a three-year maintenance project that was often unpleasant for all users, the Burnside Bridge will fully reopen with protected bike lanes.