03/4/19

82nd Ave Study Open House

Join the City of Portland’s Bureau of Planning & Sustainability (BPS) and Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for a community open house on the 82nd Avenue Study and the study’s near-term transportation and zoning action items.

Tuesday, 5-March, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Portland Community College Southeast Campus
Community Hall Annex (campus map)
2305 SE 82nd Ave (map)

These near-term action items are in coordination with the 82nd Ave Study: Understanding Barriers to Development, led by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability. BPS and PBOT are working together to address barriers within the corridor. This joint planning effort is funded in part by a Metro Community Planning and Development Grant.

Come learn more at the community open house event. Join your neighbors to discuss the future of 82nd Avenue.

01/15/19

BPS Releases Draft Report of 82nd Avenue Study

The City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has released a draft report titled 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development. According to a post on their website, the goals of the study are to:

  • Update our understanding of 82nd Avenue as a “Civic Corridor.”
  • Identify the most strategic locations for public action or investment support for businesses and property development on 82nd Avenue.
  • Generate policy recommendations to address physical and social needs in the corridor, and address barriers to development while managing equity and social issues.

Many of the recommendations are related to code adjustments, but one of the key near-term action items listed is “Jade District and Montavilla should be highest priorities for placemaking investments. They have some market momentum for the development types envisioned in the Civic Corridor concept (recent and proposed development), including adaptive reuse projects.

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