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September 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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News Blog: Big haul? Small load? A regional trucking company shows how maximizing space helps freight move across our region

TITAN Freight Systems shows how "less than truckload" trips play a key role in our regional transportation system.

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August 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Portland City Council unanimously approves largest single investment in climate justice in City history

$107 million will fund 65 projects fighting climate change as nation faces unrelenting heatwaves, wildfires, drought and other extreme weather events.

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July 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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New Red Electric Bridge is now open in Southwest Portland

The Red Electric Bridge, a part of the Red Electric Trail is now completed and ready for use. The Red Electric Bridge is located in Southwest Portland between SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and SW Capitol Highway.

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Portland's Housing Bond June 2022 Newsletter

The June 2022 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Ryan - Crescent Court opens its doors - The Joyce redevelopment breaks ground - Why Permanent Supportive Housing? - Charting Bond progress

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Save the Date! PBOT opens Blumenauer Bridge July 31, with opening celebration & community event space

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge will provide a valuable car-free connection between two of the Rose City’s fastest growing neighborhoods.

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June 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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City Council adopts the Residential Infill Project – Part 2

On June 1, 2022, City Council voted to adopt additional changes to zoning in Portland’s single-dwelling zones, thus expanding allowances for more housing types.

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City Council Voted to Adopt the Ezone Project

On May 25, City Council voted to adopt the Environmental Overlay Map Correction Project (also known as the Ezone Project).

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City Council adopts amendments to the Residential Infill Project – Part 2 Recommended Draft

After considering public testimony, Commissioners voted to amend a few proposed changes to zoning in Portland’s single-dwelling zones.

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Commissioner Hardesty approves new Pedestrian Design Guide, helping add more space for trees while preserving access for people with disabilities and other pedestrians

The first new rules for sidewalks in 24 years will help Portland fight climate change by forging a compromise that allows space for people and trees

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May 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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April 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning, solid waste, climate, energy, and sustainability work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Native-owned McDonald Excavating Key to Completion of Improved Corrosion Control Treatment Facility

Native American-owned McDonald Excavating has been instrumental in performing the complex and technically challenging excavation and pipework required to build the Improved Corrosion Control Treatment facility.

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March 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning, solid waste, climate, energy, and sustainability work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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PBOT receives $17 million in federal funds for projects on NE 122nd Avenue, N Willamette Boulevard, NE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, and on the SE Stark/Washington streets corridor in East Portland

The funding, which is matched by PBOT, is being distributed through Metro’s Regional Flexible Funding Allocation program

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Iconic elk statue will return to downtown Portland

The City of Portland is preparing to bring back the beloved Thompson Elk, which has been safely stored since it was damaged during protests in 2020.

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Flour, sugar, and happiness: How freight gets handmade donuts into the hands of Portlanders

PBOT partners with local business Coco Donuts to explain how freight connects Portlanders with fresh donuts
Watch our new video and sign up to follow updates on the 2040 Portland Freight Plan

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