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Western stretch of Foster still a year away from safety improvements, new streetscape

The highly anticipated Foster Transportation and Streetscape Project is a nearly-15-year plan-in-the-making. We’ll spare you the details of its conception, but after years upon years of neighborhood advocacy in response to pedestrian-safety issues, the city approved the plan in 2014 … Continue reading

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“The Art of Foster,” PBOT’s Touring Bike Ride Through the Neighborhood, is Tonight

The Portland Bureau of Transportation has organized a series of neighborhood bike rides across the city in coordination with its “Portland By Cycle” campaign. The goal is to use classes and organized rides to encourage new bicyclers to get out … Continue reading

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Foster Streetscape Officially In Design Engineering

Sure, there were meetings. Lots of them. There was the approval by an advisory committee. And then there was adoption by City Council. Then silence. It was almost like a big tease. A far-off dream initiated, but not quite realized; … Continue reading

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Foster Road Gets City Approval to Move Forward With Improvements

After a long-fought battle to improve pedestrian safety and implement a streetscape plan for Foster, City Council finally acknowledged the needs of those who live along the corridor.  With a unanimous vote, the Mayor and City Commissioners gave the nod … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend, FoPo!

Well, the streets look decidedly whiter this morning than they did before going to bed last night.  One of the perks of subfreezing temperatures, I suppose.  Probably the only perk, because it’s otherwise been downright uncomfortable.  It’ll be in the … Continue reading

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Happy Weekend, FoPo!

Sun, sun, sun.  It’s almost too good to be true.  Take advantage of it while you can, folks. Garden, sidewalk dining/drinking, a stroll through the ‘hood.  All of the above?  Make it happen. Here are your weekend tidbits… – The … Continue reading

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