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NE MLK Jr. Blvd Corridor Safety Investment Strategy

  NE MLK Jr Blvd Corridor Safety Investment Strategy The NE Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard project will enhance pedestrian crossings and reduce gaps between crossings to improve safety, access transit, and access to destinations along MLK. A one-page description of this project can be found here: LUTC NE MLK Corridor Safety Investment Strategy. Click here for more information. Several improvements along NE MLK Jr Boulevard are already funded, including:

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Tips for Curbside Composting

Since 2011, Portlanders have been able to put food scraps in our green roll cart along with yard waste. All types of food scraps are welcome, including peels, pits, bones, shells, plate scrapings, leftovers, and spoiled food. Food scraps add nutrients to the finished compost that farmers and backyard gardeners add to their soil. Nutrient-rich compost keeps soil healthy, and healthy soil grows healthy plants with less water and fewer

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Portland’s African American Historic Sites Honored by National Park Service

On July 1, 2020, the National Park Service (NPS) announced formal recognition of the historic significance of Portland’s African American experience through a pair of new listings on the National Register of Historic Places. The first listing — African American Resources in Portland, Oregon, from 1851 to 1973 — is a 191-page umbrella Multiple Property Document (MPD) that elevates the eligibility of historic sites associated with Portland’s Black history for

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Comment on Proposed Tri-Met Bus Route Changes by February 11, 2024!

As you will see below, these proposed bus route changes affect the Woodlawn neighborhood. Read on to learn more. You can give your feedback online about these changes by February 11, 2024. We’re excited to continue implementing the Forward Together Service Concept focused on growing ridership and improving connections for people with low and limited incomes. We’re proposing changes to service for 2024–25, including: The addition of 3 new Frequent

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Minutes from January 2024 General Meeting

Woodlawn Neighborhood Association General Meeting Agenda Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 7:00 pm Please make every effort to join us In Person at Classic Foods: 817 NE Madrona  Or online on Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/3014662210?pwd=d3VKbXkzVldqYzNWU2RwVm9OUkZyZz09 Meeting ID: 301 466 2210 Passcode: WNA Also online at Facebook Live Welcome and Vision: “In the future, Woodlawn will be a place where people live harmoniously, respectfully, and in support of one another.  The neighborhood will

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Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Back in 2009, Portland Audubon and the Columbia Land Trust teamed up to create a unique program that supports urban gardeners in their efforts to create natural backyard habitats. Since then, more than 10,000 properties have signed up for  Backyard Habitat Certification, covering over 2000 acres in the Portland metro area and creating a community that works to revitalize urban landscapes. There are many habitats at all three levels—silver, gold,

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New Traffic Cameras In and Near Woodlawn

Heads Up! Speeding is a top contributing factor to deadly crashes across the Portland region. Speed and intersection safety cameras are a proven tool to support safe speeds, reduce dangerous speeding, and save lives. The Vision Zero team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation contacted Woodlawn Neighborhood Association to let us know that the city is installing four new speed safety cameras at NE Columbia Boulevard near NE 33rd Avenue in the

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Woodlawn Neighborhood Association January 9, 2024 Meeting Agenda — Note Date Change!

We have moved our January meeting to the SECOND Tuesday in light of the New Year’s Day holiday and holiday travel. And, just a quick reminder, you can find the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association (WNA) website at gowoodlawn.com. Happy Holidays to you and yours! Woodlawn Neighborhood Association General Meeting Agenda Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 7:00 pm Please make every effort to join us In Person at Classic Foods: 817 NE

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Looking for Our Website? We are gowoodlawn.com!

Just a friendly reminder that the home of the Woodlawn Neighborhood Association on the web is gowoodlawn.com. We will be working to add tags to all of our our posts to ensure that folks searching for us under other terms—WNA, Woodlawn Neighborhood Association, Woodlawn Triangle, Woodlawn in Portland, etc.—will find their way to the site. It turns out there are MANY neighborhoods throughout the United States named Woodlawn; we suspect

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Woodlawn History Trivia #3

Round three of the Woodlawn Neighborhood online trivia fest. Once again, many of these tidbits were culled from the book, Portland’s Woodlawn Neighborhood , written by our neighborhood historian, Anjala Ehelebe, and published by Arcadia Publishing. Interestingly, the first history of Woodlawn was in booklet form and authored by a group of Woodlawn PTA parents. —Woodlawn Coffee and Pastry was originally originally a two-story hotel providing overnight lodging to train

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