Building a Better 82nd: August 10, 2023 Update

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Civic Corridor Investment Strategy

In-person District Workshops - Thank you for joining us!

PBOT, along with other agency and community partners, hosted District Workshops this summer focused on three different segments of 82nd Avenue: North, Center, and South. These workshops provided additional opportunities for community members to discuss transportation opportunities and challenges. Next, the project team will summarize the community input gathered through a variety of formats – focus groups, online surveys, stakeholder interviews, and in-person events – to inform the creation of a longer list of projects that address safety and maintenance on 82nd Avenue. 

82nd Avenue community workshops

Over 160 community members attended one of three district workshops in summer 2023.

Workshop Materials 

Miss the workshops? You can still review the workshop materials below! If you have questions, comments, or suggestions for the project team please send them to: 82ndavenue@portlandoregon.gov   


Critical Fixes: Near-term safety and maintenance improvements 

Project team wrapping up initial round of public engagement this summer

In the past six months, PBOT’s 82nd Avenue Critical Fixes project team has been reaching out to the 82nd Avenue community about upcoming construction along the corridor. So far, the team has given 11 presentations to community organizations, gathered feedback from 200+ respondents to an online survey, reached 200+ businesses during door-to-door canvassing and phone banking, met one-on-one with 30 property and business owners, and mailed thousands of postcards and letters. We are doing our best to get the word out and offer conversations to folks who want to learn more about the projects, but we know our work isn’t done!  

We’re wrapping up our first round of engagement this summer, and we still want to hear from you. View the 82nd Avenue Critical Fixes Major Maintenance draft concept design here: 

If you have feedback about the concept design or you want to speak with project staff about improvements coming in 2023 to 2026, email us at 82ndavenue@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-865-8282.  

What improvements are coming in the near-term to 82nd Avenue?  

Explore all the 82nd Avenue Critical Fixes projects in our new online interactive map. The map shows near-term projects that will be constructed between 2023 and 2026.   

82nd Avenue Critical Fixes screen shot

Screenshot of the online interactive map, centered on 82nd Avenue with lines and icons representing improvements. 


Upcoming Events


Related efforts

82nd Avenue Transit Project
Metro is working closely with TriMet, PBOT, and community-based organizations to identify future investments that support transit along 82nd Avenue. 

Click here to learn more about Metro's 82nd Avenue Transit Project 

82nd Avenue Community Coalition
Throughout the public engagement process, PBOT will be working alongside the 82nd Avenue Coalition. Convened by Oregon Walks, Verde, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO), and Unite Oregon, this coalition is made up of people and organizations that live, work, and play along 82nd Avenue. 

Click here to learn more or join the coalition


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
503-865-8282
82ndavenue@portlandoregon.gov


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