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Happy Weekend, FoPo!

Well, fall came hard, quick, and early.  Temperatures have fallen and the rain has inched its way back into our day-to-day.  Hopefully we get respite tomorrow for Fun on Foster. Here are your weekend tidbits… – As mentioned above, Fun … Continue reading

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Advisory Committee Meets Tomorrow To Discuss Foster Streetscape Refresh

Could Foster see a “road diet,” where four lanes of traffic are reconfigured into three, leaving room for bike lanes?  Will we keep the current four lane design and pray traffic mysteriously slows enough to make walking, biking, and driving … Continue reading

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Stakeholders Meet Thursday to Discuss Next Steps for Foster

The Foster Streetscape Plan refresh inches on.  Sure, it seems like a snail’s pace.  And you may be discouraged by the options that aren’t being considered.  But, nothing has been decided yet and you’re welcome to witness bureaucracy/planning/obligatory-community-outreach at its … Continue reading

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‘Bike Portland’ Floats Idea of Center Median Bike Lane for Foster

Jonathan Maus’s website, Bike Portland, has floated the idea of a center median bike lane for Foster. The idea was originally proposed by one of its readers/commenters, and has no official consideration by the city.  However, Maus’s site is making … Continue reading

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Responsibility of Ownership

When the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) adopts a new design for the Foster Road Transportation and Streetscape Plan, it will come more than 10 years after the city and neighborhood adopted its original version.  The 2003 plan called for … Continue reading

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More Money for Foster Road Enhancements?

You can help. ODOT is seeking feedback on funding priorities for the 2015-18 Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP).  Basically, the state identifies transportation projects it intends to build in the coming years, and (through an application process) then determines how … Continue reading

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