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Phone: 503-823-5185

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1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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News Release: Open House Aug. 15 to preview Regional Flexible Fund grant requests; citizen input sought

(Aug. 7, 2013) – Citizens are invited to an open house on Thursday, Aug 15th  to preview and provide input on the City of Portland’s Regional Flexible Fund grant requests being proposed for the 2016-18 federal funding cycle,  a package that includes a mix of projects to improve bicycle, pedestrian and freight travel.

The open house will be held between 6 and 8 p.m. Aug. 15th in the second floor auditorium of the Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Avenue.

The City of Portland has worked with representatives from neighborhoods and businesses and the city’s pedestrian, bicycle and freight advisory committees to develop the competitive group of grant applications that will be reviewed at the open house. Those projects are:



The grant applications and project descriptions can be found at:

Metro’s Regional Flexible Funds program includes $94 million in funds from three federal programs and is allocated every two to three years. A final decision on which projects to fund will occur this fall. 

In addition to attending the open house, the public is encouraged to send comments to Dan Bower at or 1120 SW 5th, Suite 800, Portland, Oregon, 97204.