Improving one of Portland's oldest bike routes and one of the City’s most successful neighborhood greenways.Read More…
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The Going to the River project encompassed a multi-modal project that bundled investments in bicycle, pedestrian, transit and transportation demand management (TDM) projects to optimize access to one of the state's largest employment centers: Swan Island in North Portland. The project focused on improving access to Portland’s premier Neighborhood Greenway, North and Northeast Going Ave from 72nd Ave to Swan Island. The Going to the River project (see attached map):
Construction of the N Michigan Greenway, the N Going Extension, and the Swan Island trail and sidewalks were completed 2013; the first wave of TDM outreach, SmartTrips North-Northeast took place in summer 2011, the second wave (2012) focused on the specific project areas with outreach on Swan Island and in the vicinity of N Michigan and N-NE Going.