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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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Interested in joining the City of Portland's Pedestrian Advisory Committee?

The PAC meets the third Tuesday evening each month. Members are appointed to a 4-year term.

PAC member activities include, but are not limited to, reviewing and making recommendations on:

  • planning documents affecting pedestrians
  • pedestrian projects
  • projects with pedestrian facilities
  • funding priorities for pedestrian-related projects
  • activities of other jurisdictions that affect pedestrians in Portland
  • maintaining and periodically updating the Portland Pedestrian Design Guide and Pedestrian Master Plan

Qualified individuals must:

  • be a resident of or own a business in the City of Portland
  • have an interest in promoting the use of walking for transportation and recreation
  • commit to attend monthly meetings and participate in the work of the committee

We are currently evaluating the applications we received in September to make appointments for the 2016 - 2019 term. If you are interested in getting on the PAC email list to stay up-to-date on future recruitment, please contact Sara Schooley, Pedestrian Coordinator at 

And remember - PAC meetings are open to the public! Anybody can attend!

Current Members: 

Rebecca Hamilton (Co-Chair), Roger Averbeck (Co-Chair), Don Baack, Chase Ballew, Anthony Buczek, David Crout, Marianne Fitzgerald, Arlene Kimura, Doug Klotz, Rod Merrick, Elizabeth Mros-O'Hara, Eve Nilenders, and Suzanne Stahl.

Pedestrian Advisory Committee - Membership Application 2015

Pedestrian Advisory Committee - Membership Application 2015