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CEI Hub Risks Press Conference on April 16, 2024

Join neighborhood associations and other organizations for a press conference where speakers will share more information about the risks posed by the CEI hub in our region. Here are the details: Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at the Augustana Lutheran Church, 2710 NE 14th Avenue, Portland, Oregon. More…...

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PCCEP & CRC Are Recruiting New Members—Apply by April 30, 2024

The Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing (PCCEP) is looking for new members. PCCEP members have a unique opportunity to make an impact and have their voices heard around equitable policing policy. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with applications received by April 30, 2024 reviewed first for current and upcoming…...

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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…...

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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…...

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Speed cushions have arrived on NE Ainsworth…

NOTICE: The first week of November saw the speed cushions being installed on NE Ainsworth. These are designed to slow traffic down in residential neighborhoods. Residents interested in learning about Woodlawn Neighborhood Association’s summer engagement with PBOT can view the presentation provided at an NECN/WNA convened meeting with PBOT linked…...

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Hollywood Star features Woodlawn BEECN and NET volunteers!

Woodlawn residents Erin Cooper, Beth Heins, and Anjala Ehelebe are part of a citywide network of volunteers to help neighbors during emergency situations. What are BEECN and NET? BEECN stands for “basic earthquake emergency communication nodes.” BEECNs have been established to move information during a disaster.  According to Nancy Varekamp,…...

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NE 15th Avenue Speed Limit Changed to 25 mph

Speed limits have been reduced in inner city Portland neighborhood, Here is the reason why....

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Levee Ready Columbia Survey — June 3 through July 5, 2019

Levee Ready Columbia is a partnership of over twenty public, private, nonprofit, and community-based organizations committed to reducing the risk of flooding for an area critical to the region’s future and supporting the environment and recreational value of the lands along the Columbia River in the Portland metro region. Every…...

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