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Carfree Bridge Planned Near Portland

A new plan for a carfree bridge between Oregon City and West Linn, across the Willamette River, is quickly taking shape in Oregon.

March 31, 2021 - Bike Portland

Portland, Oregon

Design Alternatives Revealed for Portland's Burnside Bridge Replacement

Multnomah County is planning to spend $825 million to replace the Burnside Bridge, which engineers say is unlikely to withstand the force of a large eathquake.

August 6, 2020 - The Oregonian

Transportation Planning

Finishing Touches for Car-Free Bridge Plan in Oregon

All the French Prairie Bridge plan needs is a final design. Eventually this car-free bridge will provide a key link in a 1,000-mile network of paths and trails.

November 2, 2018 - BikePortland

Oregon City

Oregon City's Spectacular Vision for the Willamette Falls Riverwalk

Brian Libby reports from Willamette Falls in Oregon City, Oregon, where plans for the Willamette Falls Riverwalk are taking shape.

June 14, 2017 - CityLab


$1.1 Billion Superfund Clean Up Approved for Portland Harbor

With the price of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site already ballooning, critics of the plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site expect the project to cost even more than currently estimated.

January 9, 2017 - OPB


Whitewater Park Proposal Fails for Oregon City's Willamette Falls Project

There's still a lot to be excited about for the Willamette Falls Legacy Project in Oregon City. A whitewater park just isn't one of them.

September 21, 2016 - The Oregonian

Portland Green Loop

Portland Residents Participate in Design of 'Green Loop'

Community input is crucial to a plan that would wrap Portland in a ring of greenery and pathways.

August 25, 2016 - Next City

Portland Cycling

Downtown Portland Moves Forward on Bike Lanes

Portland, Oregon is known for its transit and pedestrian advantages. But many cyclists say protected bike lanes would make it easier for the two-wheel crowd to get around. After some delays, it looks like the project is on course.

June 16, 2016 - Bike Portland

Portland's Unrealized Eastern Waterfront Plans Gain New Momentum

Portland is picking up momentum on fitful long-term planning efforts along the east bank of the Willamette River.

June 25, 2015 - The Oregonian

Willamette Falls Access Approved as Part of Redevelopment Plan

The first U.S. incorporated west of the Rockies—Oregon City—is moving forward with a redevelopment plan that will provide public access to the stunning Willamette Falls.

December 14, 2014 - The Oregonian

Willamette Falls

Can Access to Willamette Falls Spur Urban Renewal?

State and local officials in Oregon have launched a planning process to develop a public access esplanade to Willamette Falls in Oregon City. City planners could center urban renewal plans around what is expected to be a popular tourist destination.

April 8, 2014 - The Oregonian

New Portland Bridge Seeks to Ease Pedestrian and Cyclist Tensions

A new light rail bridge spanning the Willamette River in Portland will include separate lanes for pedestrians and cyclists -- and no lanes for automobiles. But biker and pedestrian congestion remains a concern.

August 8, 2009 - The Oregonian

Indsutry and Environmentalists Join Forces to Protect Waterfront

In an unlikely meeting of minds, environmentalists, the Port of Portland and other industrial groups have come together to request funding for the protection of sensitive waterfront habitats along the Willamette River.

March 17, 2008 - The Portland Tribune

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