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News Advisory: Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick, Director Treat tour Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center, and host Vision Zero Listening Session

(May 6, 2016) Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, Commissioner Steve Novick and Portland Transportation Director Leah Treat will tour Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, a Level 1 trauma center, on Monday, for a firsthand look at the burden that traffic crashes place on our healthcare system, our fellow Portlanders and the cost to our society. Following the tour, the Vision Zero Executive Committee – including state Sens. Michael Dembrow and Diane Rosenbaum and state Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer and Metro Councilor Bob Stacey – will be briefed on findings and proposed actions for the City of Portland’s Vision Zero traffic safety efforts that will be considered by City Council. The committee will conduct a Listening Session to hear from the public about traffic safety concerns.

Vision Zero Portland logoWHO:                   Mayor Charlie Hales, City of Portland

Commissioner Steve Novick, City of Portland

Leah Treat, Director, Portland Bureau of Transportation

Lori Morgan, MD, Legacy Emanuel Chief Administrative Officer


Vision Zero Media Briefing (news media only)

5 to 5:15 p.m., Monday May 9, 2016

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center – Outside of the Adult Emergency Room entrance

2810 N. Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227

(To reach the Adult Emergency, enter campus from N. Kerby Ave. )


Vision Zero Listening Session (public session)

5:15 to 6:30 p.m., Monday May 9, 2016

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Lorenzen Conference Center, 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227, Rooms 1700/1702

VISUALS:             Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick and Director Treat, and will brief the media on the trauma center tour and Vision Zero, standing at the Adult Emergency Room entrance. Listening Session, including public comments, to follow at Lorenzen Conference Center.