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82nd Avenue Civic Corridor Investment Strategy

In Planning
After making the most critical repairs, PBOT will identify and prioritize future investments through the Civic Corridor Investment Strategy.
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2021 to 2027
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What's Happening Now?

In coordination with Metro and TriMet, PBOT has launched its second Building a Better 82nd online open house. Visit the online open house by May 31, 2023 to:

  • Learn about and provide input on proposed transit improvements for 82nd Avenue
  • Learn about the upcoming PBOT’s Building a Better 82nd near-term construction projects
  • Provide input on transportation priorities to help inform PBOT’s approach for longer-term 82nd Avenue projects

Click here to visit the online open house

Program Overview

After making the most critical repairs, PBOT will identify and prioritize future investments for a better 82nd Avenue. Over the next two years, PBOT will conduct broad and inclusive community engagement and work directly with community-based organizations and agency partners to determine what the bureau should focus on for improving 82nd Avenue long-term. Funding will support: 

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The Critical Fixes investments will address the most immediate infrastructure needs along 82nd Avenue but not all of them. PBOT will develop a list of additional safety and maintenance projects for 82nd Avenue through data analysis, City policy guidance, and a broad and inclusive public process beginning in 2022.

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Deploy a range of strategies to slow and mitigate displacement of residents and businesses along 82nd Avenue. 

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PBOT will work closely with Metro, TriMet, and community-based organizations to decide on future investments that support transit along 82nd Avenue.

Click here to learn more about Metro's 82nd Avenue transit project 


Throughout 2023, PBOT will work with community to identify needs and understand priorities. This will help the project team identify investment opportunities and inform the draft investment strategy. The final investment strategy is expected by spring 2024.

Graphic timeline showing the project timeline for the Civic Corridor Investment Strategy. Adoption of a final plan is expected in spring 2024.

Community calls for Civic Corridor Investment Strategy

The jurisdictional transfer of 82nd Avenue and Critical Fixes investments are the culmination of years of work by community and their state and local representatives. Community advocates have put lots of resources into developing a vision for 82nd Avenue and have worked hard to hold local governments accountable for addressing the urgent repair and safety needs along the corridor. Watch this video to hear directly from local community about the need for Building a Better 82nd.

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Watch the VIDEO: Community voices call for Building a Better 82nd Avenue

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