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Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway

Photo of a Neighborhood Greenway in Portland


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Improving safety and comfort for people walking and bicycling in NE neighborhoods, and providing a safe option for people accessing Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Overview

The Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Project will expand our citywide low-stress walking and bicycling network in Northeast Portland by creating a safe and pleasant place to walk or bike to employment centers, neighborhood destinations, schools, and nearby parks. 

The project travels through and along the Elliot, Irvington, King, and Woodlawn neighborhoods, and connects people to popular community destinations such as parks, school, retail and other commercial destinations.  

Establishing a neighborhood greenway in the neighborhood is a part of Fixing our Streets initiative, and is built upon recommendations of the citywide Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030 and Transportation System Plan.


What we Heard (October 2018)

Staff held a Design Options Open House in August/September 2018. Read more about the comments received:

Design Options Open House: Summary Report

All comments received are documented and available for public review:

Design Options Open House: Documentation of Public Comments Received

 

Summary materials from the Listening and Learning Open House held in March 2018 are available here.


Project Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

We heard many questions about how we notified and reached out to neighbors in the project area during the project process so far. Please review the link below for a summary of public events, meetings and outreach methods used for this project

Public Involvement and Outreach to Date (August 2018) https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/693376

We also received many questions about the overall project goals, timeline and what a neighborhood greenway would include. PBOT has created two frequently asked questions (FAQ) documents to answer many of the questions received.

Project Process and Timeline FAQ 
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/693406

Project Design Concept FAQ 
https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/693408


 

Project Timeline (Updated October 2018)

 Time Frame    Milestone
February 2010   Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030 adopted by City Council
    Both NE 9th and NE 7th were classified as bikeways as a part of the Bicycle Plan for 2030, Portland’s long range plan for bicycle network implementation.
Spring 2016   Portland voters passed Fixing our Streets (Measure 26-173)
    The voter approved work plan for Fixing Our Streets includes funding for planning and design of the Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway.
    Transportation System Plan Updated
    As part of the update to our citywide Transportation System Plan, both NE 9th and NE 7th Ave were classified as  major city bikeways, with final determination of bikeway classification to happen as a part of a future planning process.
February 2018   Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Phase 1:
Listening and Learning
    What we did: launched a public involvement process, identified opportunities and considerations related to potential alignments and designs. PBOT hosted an open house at King Elementary School on Feburary 28th, and held an online open house from March 1st -16th.

Who we involved: The project team met with residents, neighborhood associations, interested PTAs, and hosted a Listening and Learning Open House in person and on line.

What we created: The Lloyd to Woodlawn Open House Summary Report

May - August 2018   Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Phase 2:
Design Options
   

What we did: The project team developed and shared design options related to both potential routes. See the Design Concept Sketchbook and Initial Route Analysis.

Who we involved: Businesses, Residents, Neighborhood Associations

What we did with the feedback:  Open house feedback is documented in the Design Options Open House Summary Report. Feedback will influence design details, and our understanding of impacts related to the route options.

Due to the high level of interest, no decision has been made about the route and design. An additional phase of public engagement will occur before any decision is made.

Fall 2018   Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Phase 3:
Additional Community Discussion
   

PBOT and the project team will host additional conversations with the community about the project design options and solutions.

The Initial project schedule called for a decision making about the route and design in Fall of 2018. The project team is holding off on any immediate decision until additional community engagement can take place.

What we’ll do: Meet with community stakeholders, host community focus groups.

Who we’ll involve: NE 7th businesses, Residents, Community Stakeholders

What we’ll do with the feedback: Gather a more complete understanding of the specific access and circulation needs and considerations related to potential designs. Public involvement is ongoing and feedback will influence the final recommendation of route and design elements.


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This website will be updated with more information as the project planning develops (Last Updated 4/16/2018). 

For more information, contact:
Nick Falbo at (503) 823-6152, or nick.falbo@portlandoregon.gov

 

Construction Year

2019

Current Phase

Planning

Total Project Budget

The project is partially funded by $522k from the Fixing Our Streets initiative.

View all projects on the Fixing Our Streets interactive map.


Open House #2 - Design Options

Information and materials related to the second open house for the Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Project

Design Concept Sketchbook and Initial Route Analysis

Design Concept Sketchbook and Initial Route Analysis.

Open House #1 - Listening and Learning

Information and materials related to the kickoff open house for the Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Project