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A Portland State University course sponsored by the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation
Local traffic and transportation issues, transportation options, and how to get things done in your neighborhood are the focus of this well-respected, ten-week, university course.
View the 2017 course outline here.
Over 1,000 Portland residents have taken this popular class and learned how to negotiate the maze of traffic and transportation agencies and issues. Here's your chance to hear about how you can make a difference even in these times of budget cuts and constraints. Speakers include policy and decision makers, planners, and engineers from TriMet, Metro, and PBOT. The class is facilitated by Rick Gustafson, transportation planning consultant and former Metro executive officer.
What: A 10-week course sponsored by PBOT and PSU's Urban Studies Program
When: Fall Term 2018, exact date and time TBD
Where: Portland State University Urban Center Building
Who: Designed for the neighborhood activist, new or experienced, who wants to make a difference in traffic and transportation issues in Portland. Open to Portland residents only.
Application Due: Aug. 2018
Limited space is available for the 10-week class during the fall term. Full scholarships are available to qualified City of Portland residents for the non-credit course. Deadline for scholarship application is 8/31/18, however the class fills quickly and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
You may also take the course for one undergraduate or graduate credit at PSU. Contact the Urban Studies and Planning Department for more information.
To register for free, no credit class:
On-line: Submit registration & scholarship form.
By mail: Print registration & scholarship form from the left sidebar on this webpage and mail to:
Active Transportation & Safety Division
To register for paid non-credit/audit or non-admitted one-credit class: Contact PSU Admissions Office
To register for credit class full-time PSU students: Register as you would for any other undergraduate or graduate PSU course.
Steve Dotterrer's lecture on transportation's role in Portland's creation
A list of City of Portland Transportation web pages with pertinent class information
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Schedule of classes, speakers, and other information