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Northwest in Motion

The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) Northwest in Motion Plan represents over two years of analysis, community outreach, and problem-solving to improve walking, biking, and public transit in the Northwest District and surrounding area.

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A brief overview of the Northwest in Motion plan. Note: This video was filmed before the Covid-19 pandemic, so you will not see people wearing masks or practicing physical distancing. While the public health threat is still active, please wear a mask and practice physical distancing.

The Northwest in Motion Plan is was adopted by City Council on October 8th, 2020! 

This is the culmination of over two years of data-driven analysis, community outreach, and collaborative problem-solving to develop a near-term implementation plan to improve walking, biking, and public transit in the Northwest District and surrounding area. 

Cover of Northwest in Motion Planning Document

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Highlights of the plan include:
  • 5 near-term Neighborhood Greenway upgrade and expansion projects
  • 5 near-term Corridor Improvement projects focused on pedestrian safety and transit reliability
  • 7 longer-term neighborhood greenway and corridor improvement projects
  • 10 ongoing area-wide programs to address other community-identified needs
  • Recommended updates to street classifications to support the plan
  • An implementation and funding strategy clearly laying out a path forward for these projects and programs

Click here to check out the Project Overview & Process 


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