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.

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)

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.