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

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.

The 2019 Alice Awards

More than 300 supporters celebrated The Street Trust and the movement for active transportation at a sold-out Alice Awards last month. The event raised nearly $100,000 for The Street Trust’s programs to make walking, biking, and transit safe and convenient.

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.

What's next for ODOT leadership?

Oregon’s transportation system faces urgent challenges. The transportation sector is the largest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Oregon. For most households, the cost of owning and operating a car is their largest household expense after housing.

Volunteer for school Bike Safety Rides!

The 2019 bike safety education season is underway at schools in Portland. We need your help to support kids to have a fun, safe community ride to cap their bike safety experience. 

Safe Routes to School tops regional program ideas

As bike safety educators, The Street Trust sees first hand the conditions that prevent kids from walking and rolling to school. Huge unsignalized road crossings with fast-moving cars, incomplete sidewalks, and no bike facilities are common.