1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204
Project Background and Description:
The 162nd Avenue Safe Access to Transit project aims to improve safety for all people walking, taking transit, biking and driving on SE 162nd Avenue between SE Alder St (just south of SE Stark St) and SE Powell Blvd. In 2018, TriMet added new bus service, Line 74, on 162nd Ave. Project funding comes from a partnership between TriMet and PBOT.
The goals of the 162nd Avenue Safety and Access to Transit Project are:
To accomplish these goals, the project is proposing to enhance three pedestrian crossings serving TriMet’s new Line 74 bus stops and reduce vehicle travel lanes to improve overall safety. The project also includes sidewalks, street lighting, and enhancements to the bikelanes.
Construction Date: Summer or Fall 2020
Current Project Phase: Public outreach
Total Project Budget: $700,000 from Trimet FTA 5307 funds and $900,000 from House Bill 2017 funds
Get involved! Share your design considerations and learn more about this project:
Drop in at any time, review and comment on materials at your own pace. Spanish translation services and child care provided.
Project Manager Contact Information:
Last Updated: March 29, 2019
Invitation to the Open House (English and Spanish)
Mailed to over 10,000 homes and businesses in the project area