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Committee agendas and meeting summaries

Project Advisory Committee agendas and meeting materials are posted one week prior to each Committee meeting. Meeting summaries and audio recordings will be available approximately one week after each meeting. Dates and times for future meetings are listed on the project calendar.


Meeting Summary: March 16, 2017

The Committee discussed ways to improve equity in the planning process. They, and attending members of the public, also reviewed and provided feedback on draft trail concepts for Forest Park

Audio recording: March 16, 2017

Audio recording of the March 16th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement

Agenda: March 16, 2017

The Committee will discuss ways to improve equity in the planning process and will explore potential trail concepts for Forest Park.

Audio recording: February 23, 2017

Audio recording of the February 23rd Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement

Meeting Summary: February 23, 2017

The committee reviewed a draft system concept and levels of service. They also reviewed the Forest Park Natural Resource Management Plan's implementation procedures and criteria. Discussion of trail concepts for Forest Park was postponed to March.

Agenda: February 23, 2017

The Committee will explore a draft citywide map concept, continue discussions of Forest Park, and hear about upcoming community engagement opportunities.

Audio recording: January 26, 2017

Audio recording of the January 26th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement

Meeting Summary: January 26, 2017

The committee reviewed the site screening process, provided input on potential candidate sites in Northwest Portland, and discussed draft planning principles for Forest Park.

Agenda: January 26, 2017

The Committee will continue to discuss potential sites for off-road cycling facilities, focusing on Northwest Portland, and will discuss planning principles for Forest Park.

Audio recording: September 22, 2016

Audio recording of September 22nd Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Meeting Summary: September 22, 2016

The committee reviewed the initial findings of the needs assessment and questionnaire results, had an introduction to level of service and network planning, and provided input on potential candidate sites for off-road cycling facilities.

Agenda: September 22, 2016

The Committee will hear about the assessment of off-road cycling needs in Porltland, and will discuss potential sites for off-road cycling facilities.

Video: Off-Road Cycling Experiences

Video depicting a range of off-road cycling experiences and venues.

Audio recording: August 25, 2016

Audio recording of August 25th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Meeting Summary: August 25, 2016

The Committee received presentations on the process for planning new facilities in City parks and in Forest Park, viewed a video of off-road cycling experiences, and discussed the initial map of potential off-road cycling sites in Portland.

Audio recording: June 23, 2016

Audio recording of June 23rd Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Agenda: August 25, 2016

The Committee will learn the process for considering new recreation facilities in city parks and natural areas, view a vairety of off-road cycling experiences, and discuss the first draft list of candidate sites for off-road cycling facilities in Portland

Meeting Summary: June 23, 2016

The Committee received a presentation about health, safety and economic impacts of off-road cyling, and learned about, praciticed and offered refinements for the site suitability screening process.

Agenda: June 23, 2016

The Committee will discuss health, safety and economic impacts of off-road cycling and the screening process for identifying city-owned sites potentially suitable for future off-road cycling facilities.

Audio recording: May 26, 2016

Audio recording of May 26th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Meeting Summary: May 26, 2016

The Committee was presented with an overview of the City's natural resources inventory, findings on the environmental impacts of off-road cycling and best practices to avoid impacts.

Agenda: May 26, 2016

The Committee will discuss ecological conditions in Portland, potential impacts and benefits of off-road cycling, and how best management pracitices will guide planning for off-road cycling facilities at the system-wide and site-specific levels.

Meeting Summary: April 28, 2016

The Committee received a presentation about equity in decision-making, learned about planned community engagement and provided input on outreach techniques,target audiences and messaging.

Audio recording: April 28, 2016

Audio recording of April 28th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Agenda: April 28, 2016

The Committee will discuss the community engagement strategy, identify mechanisms to reach underserved communities, and discuss how community input will inform the assessment of off-road cycling needs in Portland.

Meeting Summary: March 24, 2016

The Committee finalized the project vision and desired outcomes, learned about regional and City off-road cycling facilities as well as types of off-road riding experiences and facilities, and began discussion of system needs for Portland.

Audio recording: March 24, 2016

Audio recording of the March 24 Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Agenda: March 24, 2016

The Committee will finalize the project vision and desired outcomes, continue discussion of types of facilities and examine the City's current inventory.

Meeting Summary: February 25, 2016

The Committee refined the project vision, discussed project outcomes, learned about City goals and land-owning bureaus' missions, and learned about types of off-road cycling facilities.

Audio recording: February 25, 2016

Audio recording of the February 25th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Agenda: February 25, 2016

The Committee will review a draft illustrated vision; discuss more detailed project objectives; learn about City goals and Bureau missions; and provide feedback on facility types.

Audio recording: January 28, 2016

Audio recording of the January 28th Off-road Cycling Master Plan Advisory Committee meeting, provided by JLA Public Involvement.

Meeting Summary: January 28, 2016

The Committee reviewed the project purpose, timeline and community engagement process. Members discussed the project’s vision and goals.

Agenda: January 28, 2016

In this first meeting, the Advisory Committee will review the project’s purpose, timeline and community engagement process; discuss Committee protocols; and begin discussion of a project vision.