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News and Notices

Portland’s Independent District Commission releases draft plan -- with three map options named Alder, Cedar and Maple -- for community discussion this summer

The commission received and considered more than 197 map concepts from the community, 136 public comments before voting on the draft maps to be released for public comment.


Interested in helping improve neighborhood livability while supporting special events? Apply to serve on the Noise Review Board

The City of Portland seeks interested persons to serve in one position for a three-year term on the Noise Review Board. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted through Wednesday, June 28.

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PBOT Vision Zero May 2023 Newsletter

Portland Bureau of Transportation May 2023 Vision Zero newsletter.

Updated Newsletter

PBOT Safe Routes to School May Newsletter

Updated Newsletter

Construction and Maintenance

Study completion expected Fall 2023
Planning is underway; community engagement will start later in 2023
Planning starting summer 2023
Planning starting summer 2023

Upcoming Events

Hazelwood Community Feedback Event

Do you care about gun violence in your community and want to share your ideas for change? Join us to hear experiences, meet neighbors, share a meal, and help the City of Portland create opportunities to build a safer community free of gun violence.

5:30 pm 7:00 pm
Community Event
Map showing the Hazelwood project area.

Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcomes of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. Its meetings are regularly held on the third Thursday of the month from 8 to 10 a.m.

8:00 am 10:00 am
Public Meeting
Available Online

Northeast Cully Sunday Parkways 2023

Portland Sunday Parkways presented by Kaiser Permanente will visit Northeast Cully on June 25th, 2023 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

11:00 am 4:00 pm
Community Event
A bike participant at Sunday Parkways getting sprayed with water from a hose that a neighbor is holding.