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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Outreach and Events

Online open house sign

WELCOME TO OUR ONLINE OPEN HOUSE

  1. Learn about the GTC Plan and planning process by visiting our online story map. Click here and scroll to reveal the story.

  2. Check out the draft project recommendations for each of the study area corridors.

  3. Online survey ran from Jan. 19 - Feb. 28, 2017 and is now closed.

 


The GTC Plan covers three different bus line corridors, spanning 14 neighborhood associations, and 5 school districts with a high concentration of
Limited English Proficiency communities who speak Spanish, Russian, and Vietnamese.

Engagement so far has included the following activities: 

Phase 1 community outreach and engagement activities that informed plan development:

  • GTC Community Advisory Group meetings: November 16, 2015; April 6, 2016; February 3, 2016; April 6, 2016; June 6, 2016
  • GTC Technical Advisory Group meetings: August 26, 2015; April 18, 2016
  • Developed an interested parties email list with 497 contacts
  • JOIN, Montavilla Neighborhood Association and Oregon Walks: Community Walk near NE Halsey/80th and 82nd MAX station: October 26, 2015
  • Rose City Park Neighborhood Association: Partnered with BPS for targeted engagement to resolve neighborhood concerns about Comp Plan up-zoning: January 21 and February 18 of 2016 (plus flyer door-to-door canvassing in the neighborhood for event outreach)
  • East Portland Neighborhood Organization: Jan 2016
  • East Portland Youth Advocates: Feb. 4
  • Portland Commission on Disability, Accessibility in the Built Environment Committee: Feb. 8
  • Drive Oregon event at the Rosewood Initiative: Feb. 16
  • Companion Animal Resource Fair at the Rosewood Initiative: Feb. 28
  • Juvenile Court Safety Committee: Mar. 3
  • Bus line 87 rider intercept surveying: Apr. 15
  • Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Apr. 19
  • Targeted postal mailing for survey and open house invitation: 23,000+ residences and businesses via US Postal Service mail carrier routes around study area corridors. Key information on the flyer was translated into Spanish, Russian and Vietnamese, including a number to call to request interpreters. See Appendix A.
  • East Portland Neighborhood Association News (EPNAN) advertisement for survey and open house: printed newsletter delivered to approximately 58,000 addresses in East Portland around April 15, 2016. Paper flyer handout for distribution through CAG members, interested parties and canvasing. See Appendix B
  • Sent 10 interested parties emails (so far) with updates about the Plan and engagement opportunities throughout the planning process
  • Facebook advertising for online survey: PBOT, Apr. 4 – Apr. 17; TriMet, Apr. 27 – May 4 in 2016
  • Facebook advertising for open house: Apr. 19 – Apr. 26 in 2016
  • Email to the BPS Planning District Liaisons, ONI and the plan interested parties list with an encouragement to forward the announcement to their distribution lists.
  • TriMet emails to line 20, 77 & 87 riders by zip code and to TriMet Rider Panel by zip code.
  • GTC Plan Open House #1 at Floyd Light Middle School: Apr. 26, 2016
  • Multnomah Education Service District (MESD) brown bag: June 8, 2016
  • MESD Wellness Summit: Parkrose High School: Aug. 22, 2016
  • Youth engagement at East Portland Community Center afterschool program: September 8, 2016
  • Online survey #1 with 698 responses

Phase 2 community outreach and engagement activities that informed plan development:

  • GTC Community Advisory Group meetings: September 12, 2016; Dec. 7, 2016; March 1, 2017
  • GTC Technical Advisory Group meetings: August 3, 2016; Dec. 15, 2016
  • Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Dec. 20, 2016
  • Bicycle Advisory Committee: January 10, 2017
  • GTC Plan Open House #2 at Montavilla United Methodist Church: Jan 25, 2017
  • Online open house & story map
  • Online survey #2 with 53 responses: Jan. 19 – Feb. 28, 2017
  • Open house flyer distribution (English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese): Jan. 19 – Feb. 25, 2017
  • Facebook advertising in English, Spanish, Russian, and Vietnamese to promote open house: Jan. 19 – Feb. 25, 2017
  • Facebook advertising in English to promote online open house/ survey (reaching almost 10,000 people, 460 clicks, 571 people took action on the post, shared 34 times): Jan. 30 – Feb. 13, 2017
  • Emails to 500+ member interested parties list: Feb. 23, 2017; Feb. 14, 2017; Feb. 8, 2017; Jan. 25, 2017; Jan. 20, 2017; Jan. 18, 2017; Jan. 12, 2017; Dec. 2, 2016; Nov. 29, 2016
  • ODOT 82nd Ave email distribution list promoting open house and online open house/survey: Jan. 23, 2017
  • North Tabor Neighborhood Association: February 21, 2017
  • Rosewood Initiative: Feb. 28, 2017
  • Juvenile Justice Center: Mar. 2, 2017
  • Madison South Neighborhood Association: April 6, 2017
  • Rose City Park Neighborhood Association: Spring 2017

Updated 07/20/17


Line 87 - Airport Way

Draft project recommendations.

Line 77 - Mid-Halsey

Draft project recommendations.

Line 20 - Outer Stark-Burnside

Draft project recommendations.

BUỔI OPEN HOUSE LẦN CUỐI

THỨ TƯ NGÀY 25 THÁNG 1, 2017 (Open house flyer Vietnamese)

ÚLTIMA REUNIÓN PÚBLICA

MIÉRCOLES 25 DE ENERO DE 2017 (Open house flyer Spanish)

ЗАКЛЮЧИТЕЛЬНЫЙ ДЕНЬ ОТКРЫТЫХ ДВЕРЕЙ

СРЕДА, 25 ЯНВАРЯ, 2017 Г. (Open house flyer Russian)

Final open house (flyer)

Jan. 25, 2017 (Open house flyer English)

Funding sidewalk & street improvements

RCPNA & PBOT Land Use + Transportation Open House 02.18.16

Types of potential City-funded projects

RCPNA & PBOT Land Use + Transportation Open House 02.18.16

60th Ave potential changes + improvements

RCPNA & PBOT Land Use + Transportation Open House 02.18.16