Got a problem?
Speeding cars? No sidewalks? Dangerous biking conditions? Pot holes?
Join the Traffic Safety Action-shop learn about what you can do to address issues in your neighborhood. This is a solution-oriented workshop for people who want to take action!
Traffic Safety Action-shop
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Doors open & Light refreshments at 6 pm
Lents Village, 10305 SE Holgate Blvd, Portland
At the event:
Connect with transportation experts:
- Francesca Patricolo, Transportation Planner & Public Involvement Specialist, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)
- Hannah Day-Kapell, Senior Planning Associate, Alta Planning + Design
- Sharon White, Pedestrian Safety Outreach and Education, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)
- Local experts on community-based interim solutions to traffic safety.
Hear from neighbors about successful examples:
- Meesa Long and Lesley McKinley will share the success of a grassroots effort that resulted a Safe Routes to School grant.
- Terry Dublinski-Milton will share the successful advocacy efforts from volunteers that led to installation of traffic diverters on SE Clinton.
- Mingus Mapps from the Parkrose Alliance and Historic Parkrose will share about the advocacy during the development of the City’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan resulted in long-lasting improvement for the neighborhood’s livability.
Walk away with a plan for action:
- Bring your friends or come with your idea. There will be time to think through your problem and hatch a plan.
Everyone is welcome. This is the first in a series of Traffic Safety Action-shops.
For more information about the event, accessibility and future action-shops, check out this website.
RSVP here to let us know that you can make it!