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Last day to comment on the South Park Blocks Master Plan

Graphic from Portland Parks online open house shows proposed cross-section in front of Portland Art Museum. The Portland Parks and Recreation bureau is nearing completion of a master plan that will dictate a new design for the South Park Blocks. (Source: Portland Parks) The planning area is 12-block stretch of downtown between Southeast Salmon and Jackson. The goal is to create a “safe, accessible and welcoming” space for all users — including bicycle riders. Existing conditions on thes...
Tags: South Park, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Broadway, Parks, Park Avenue West, Jonathan Maus, Green Loop, Portland Parks, South Park Blocks, Downtown Neighborhood Association, South Park Blocks Master Plan, Portland Art Museum The Portland, Parks and Recreation bureau, Southeast Salmon


Portland Art Museum changes design to include ‘public arcade’ through Madison Plaza

View of the proposed arcade through the Rothko Pavilion between SW 10th and Park.(Drawings: Vinci Hamp Architects) The Portland Art Museum has proposed a new design for their forthcoming Rothko Pavilion project that includes an open walkway through Madison Plaza on the South Park Blocks. The move comes after the museum fielded widespread opposition to previous plans that would have would have closed off the 24/7 public access through the plaza that people enjoy today. “The original design ...
Tags: South Park, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Pam, Rahm, Portland Art Museum, Park Avenue, HLC, Jefferson Street, Jonathan Maus, South Park Blocks, Wendy Rahm, Rothko Pavilion, Brian Ferriso


Sunday Parkways will return to downtown in 2018

The first real-life test of the future Green Loop. It’s official: For the first time since 2012 Portland’s Sunday Parkways event will happen on the west side of the Willamette River. The Portland Bureau of Transportation announced this year’s five events today and the big news is that the July 22nd event will follow the route of the proposed Green Loop project. “Our new Green Loop route is going to be a wonderful way to introduce Portlanders to biking to some of the most well-loved parts of ...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Broadway, North, Benton, Moda Center, Lloyd, Moody, Harrison, Holladay, Burnside, Portland Bureau of Transportation, Broadway Bridge, Willamette River


Save money on trip to Portland

Portland, Oregon is one of the most original cities in the United States. Nature and green are present everywhere in the city limits, it rivals New York City and San Francisco in food quality and variety, it’s one of the most bike-friendly cities in the USA, it’s a front-runner in environmental sustainability, and Oregon’s natural wonders are easily within reach (see: hikes and State Parks). As the city grows along with its fame, so do prices for residents and visitors alike. But Portland is s...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Oregon, New York City, San Francisco, Portland, Portland Oregon, Alberta, Richmond, All, Sunnyside, Burnside, Washington Park, Waterfront Park, TABOR, TriMet


Explore Portland by bike

Portland & biking Biking is the best way to visit Portland, Oregon because you can look around and enjoy the city while getting to your destination a little bit faster, save money, be independent and completely emissions-free. Renting a bike is easy in the 20+ locations and everything is in a 30-minutes bike ride radius. Portlanders created an extremely bike-friendly city so you’ll be given right of way, safe distance on the road, and find bike racks everywhere. It’s easy to bike with kids in P...
Tags: Travel, US, Bicycle, Portland, Broadway, Portland Oregon, Alberta, Bike, Northwest, All, Hawthorne, Burnside, Portland Art Museum, North Portland, Broadway Bridge, Pearl District


Museum expansion would prohibit biking, limit walking access near South Park Blocks

Portland Art Museum’s planned “Rothko Pavillion”.(Drawing: Vinci Hamp Architects) A planned expansion of the Portland Art Museum will (PAM) come at a cost of $50 million in new construction — and it would also come at the cost of public access to our city streets. As part of their plans to build the “Rothko Pavillion,” PAM has asked the City of Portland for permission to close an existing public right-of-way through a plaza between two of their buildings that connects SW 10th and Park at Madiso...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Green, Cycling, Portland, City Council, Madison, Southwest, Rahm, Vogel, Portland Art Museum, Madison Street, Eliot, Sam Adams, Willamette River, Portland Tribune