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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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News Release: PBOT, state representatives, ODOT, and community announce historic 82nd Avenue funding

State and local elected leaders join Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty and PBOT to announce $80 million in funding for safer 82nd Ave. Funding makes the transformation of 82nd Ave. and its transfer to the city of Portland possible. PBOT also announces list of safety projects it will start immediately.

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PBOT names Portland's newest bike and pedestrian bridge the Bob Stacey Crossing, honoring a lifetime of service for a more sustainable community

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) renamed Portland's newest bicycle and pedestrian bridge after Metro Councilor Bob Stacey, for a nearly half-century career making the Portland area a more sustainable region through land use and transportation planning.

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