Category Archives: Safety

Ambassadors & Street Ops Volunteers sought for Last Thursdays

Ambassadors: A pair of Ambassadors are assigned a 2 block area during the street closure (6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.) to help in the education of vendors, musicians, and participants. They keep doorways free and clear and aid in moving vendors along … Continue reading

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Healthy Homes Workshop Monday, November 21, 7-8 PM

When: Monday, November 21, 7-8 PM Where: King School Facility, 4815 NE 7th Ave., entrance on 7th RSVP to katy at Reduce your family’s exposure to the contaminants and chemicals that can trigger asthma, allergies and other health concerns. … Continue reading

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Who Isn’t Concerned With Street Safety?

Do You Risk Your Life Daily? Just How Safe Are You as a Pedestrian, a Boulevard Biker, or as a Driver on Concordia’s Streets? Join us at our general neighborhood meeting: Kennedy School Community Room Tuesday September 13th, 7pm

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Adams nominates freight access, East Portland sidewalks and safety, and bike share projects for regional federal funding

Metro targets transportation projects that improve freight movement and encourage use of active transportation – walking, bicycling and access to transit – Read more by downloading the press release.

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Report Illegal Dumping!

Find out how Metro’s RID Patrol tackles the problem of illegal dumping on public property. Report illegal dumpers and haulers online or call 503-234-3000. Metro’s RID Patrol tackles the problem of illegal dumping in multiple ways: cleaning up dump sites, … Continue reading

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James H Kunstler Dissects Suburbia

We need 20 minute neighborhoods. Check this TED video with James H Kunstler. I wonder what his thoughts are about Portland?

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Stay Safe this Fourth of July, a note from Erin Janssens Portland’s Fire Marshal

Illegal fireworks cause: Injuries Trauma to many of our returning veterans suffering the effects of their service to our Country Property loss from fires Trauma and anxiety to children and animals Environmental pollution, measure-able in both air and noise I … Continue reading

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Major Runway Improvements Resume May 17 at PDX

Major Runway Improvements Resume May 17 at PDX Portland International Airport neighbors should expect some changes as the second year of a three year runway rehabilitation program resumes May 17. The major improvements to the airport’s two primary runways will … Continue reading

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Fix-it Fair

Fix-It Fair is a free event designed to save you money and connect you to resources. Join your neighbors and talk to experts about how to spend less and stay healthy. January 9 David Douglas High School 1001 SE 135th … Continue reading

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Join us for the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum Tree Walk Sunday, October 11th

Portland Parks & Recreation started the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum four years ago with the idea of showcasing unique varieties of trees in an urban setting. This is a great way to learn about our neighborhood and decide on what tree … Continue reading

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