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Portland Bureau of Transportation

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Northwest in Motion

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Northwest in Motion will help make Portland’s Northwest District safer and more convenient for walking, biking, and taking public transit. It will develop a list of specific projects that we can build in and around the neighborhood over the next five years.


THE ONLINE OPEN HOUSE IS NOW LIVE!

Review + weigh-in on the list of proposed NWIM projects until 12/14!

Potential Projects Map

Thanks to hundreds of community comments and much analysis of the NW District, we now have a list of 20 proposed projects for consideration. Now is the time to weigh in! Participate in the online open house before December 14, 2018 to learn about the proposed street classifications, programmatic improvements and the list of proposed projects. We need your help with prioritizing which projects should come first.

Participate now! 

Click here to view all the latest draft documents


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Major outcomes of Northwest in Motion include:

  • A prioritized list of walking, bicycling, and transit projects to guide investment of parking meter/ permit revenue and other funding
  • A feasible strategy for upgrading existing neighborhood greenways in NW to meet established neighborhood greenway guidelines
  • Changes to street classifications and designs to clarify modal priorities and support the overall goals of the project

Timeline

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Area Overview

The project area includes the inner Northwest neighborhoods bounded by Hwy 30, I-405, Burnside, and the West Hills. Located on the west side of the Willamette River it is within a mile of downtown Portland. The area is home to some of the oldest and most densely populated portions of the city with a diverse mix of single family homes and apartments, commercial, residential, and industrial uses, as well as numerous regionally important religious and community organizations. The heart of the neighborhood is the Alphabet District, a local and national historic area centered around  NW 23rd Avenue, a major shopping and dining destination for the region.

Maps of the study area

  Questions? Contact: NWinMotion@portlandoregon.gov or Zef Wagner at 503.823.7164


Learn more about these area-related projects currently under or soon to be in construction:

Learn more and provide feedback on these projects currently in design:


 

Click here + scroll to bottom to view project documents.

 

Updated: 11/16/18


Latest Draft Documents

Check out the latest draft documents here.

NWIM Timeline

Version 05.09.18