Pacific Northwest

PNW walking

Together, around the greater Portland, Vancouver, Salem, and Eugene regions, we support walking and bicycling policies and funding within communities, to create a place where walking and bicycling are safe and convenient.

Pacific Northwest News

February 25, 2020

We are now about three months away from Metro’s referral of a regional investment in transportation in 2020 – Metro is widely expected to make that referral this May for the November 2020 ballot.

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February 24, 2020

On behalf of the Safe Routes Partnership in the Pacific Northwest, we continue to work with Salem community partners to stop a harmful Sit-Lie ordinance that would restrict people from sitting or lying on public sidewalks, and is targeted at our most vulnerable community members experiencing homelessness. In November 2019 we submitted a coalition letter in opposition and were successful in getting Council to remove the Sit-Lie component from city policy. (Read our earlier coverage)

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January 28, 2020
In December, a coalition of 20 leading environmental and social justice organizations submitted a petition to Oregon policymakers to establish regulations for toxic diesel emissions from indirect, or non-road, sources -- such as construction sites, distribution centers, and railyards. Comment on this by February 14.