What's Happening Now?
PBOT has launched an online open house that provides information about the current conditions of 82nd Avenue and details about the first round of investments coming to the corridor. After reviewing the online open house, take the survey to help PBOT understand your priorities for the future of 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:
Additional safety & maintenance projectsThe 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.
Community StabilizationDeploy a range of strategies to slow and mitigate displacement of residents and businesses along 82nd Avenue.
Future transit planningPBOT will work closely with Metro, TriMet, and community-based organizations to decide on future investments that support transit along 82nd Avenue.
Project planning for Future Investments is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. Projects will then move into the design phase from 2024 to 2026. Construction is expected to begin in 2026.