Building a Better 82nd: September 2022 Update

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Join us for Steptember and other events!
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Steptember: Southern 82nd Avenue Walk

September 27 from 5:30 – 7pm
Meet at the SE Corner of Shun Fat Supermarket Parking lot: 5253 SE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266

PBOT is partnering with the 82nd Avenue Coalition (Oregon Walks, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Verde, and Unite Oregon), State Representative Khanh Pham, Metro Councilor Duncan Hwang, and Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson to host a Steptember Walk along 82nd Avenue between Foster and Glenwood Park. During the walk we will discuss the neighborhood, infrastructure improvements, and community engagement opportunities along 82nd Avenue. Registration is required and space is limited.

Click here to register.

APANO Community Art & Resource Fair

October 1 from 12 – 4pm
Harrison Park: 1931 Southeast 84th Ave Portland, OR 97216

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) is hosting this FREE family-friendly fun day in the park titled Heal Unite Gather: Community Art and Resource Fair! Interpretation will be available. Visit PBOT’s table to ask staff questions about the Building a Better 82nd Avenue program and share your priorities for future investments along 82nd Avenue.

Click here to learn more.

View the online open house and take the survey
by October 31

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.

Click here to view the Online Open House.

After reviewing the online open house, take the survey. Your input will help PBOT understand your priorities for 82nd Avenue and provide guidance on what future investments you’d like to see along the corridor. You will be entered to win a gift card to an 82nd Avenue business.

Click here to take the survey and be entered to win a gift card!

Oregon Hmong New Year

November 12
McDaniel High School: 2735 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220

Join us to celebrate Oregon Hmong New Year! Visit the PBOT table to learn more about the Building a Better 82nd Avenue Program.

Click here to learn more

Get involved in the 82nd Avenue Community Coalition!

If you're interested in the future of 82nd Avenue, then consider getting involved in the 82nd Avenue Community Coalition! Led by Oregon Walks, APANO, Unite, and Verde, the Coalition is made up of people and organizations that live, work, go to school, worship, and play along 82nd Avenue.

Click here to learn more about the 82nd Ave Coalition

Thank you Community Advisory Group applicants!

Thank you to all the community members that applied to serve on the Building a Better 82nd Community Advisory Group (CAG)! We received almost 100 applications and are in the process of reviewing them. We plan to select 18 community members to serve on the CAG in the coming weeks.

For More Information

Visit the project website for updates.

If you have a question or concerns, contact the project team using the email or phone number below.

82nd Avenue Project Team