Foster Streetscape Nearing Completion

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Bike lane stripes have been painted.

As you can see from this post in April-18, it was just over one year ago that the Foster Streetscape construction began.

We spoke to the PBOT yesterday and they let us know that the project is in the final push of completion. They hope to wrap up by next week.

Lo and behold, after last night, we have bike lanes!

We also confirmed with PBOT that the speed limit on Foster Road is 25 MPH. Feedback was given that more speed limit signs need to be added, if that’s the case.

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Foster-Powell Street Tree Inventory Work Day #3 – This Saturday!

Join us in the Foster-Powell Street Tree Inventory !

What: 3rd Foster-Powell Street Tree Inventory Work Day (of 4 work days total)
When: 8:30am – noon
Where: Performance Works NW, 4625 SE 67th Ave
Who: Anyone who is interested in learning more about street trees, improving our neighborhood’s tree canopy, and/or seeing different parts of the area!

Volunteers are collecting data on the type, health, and location of street trees in our neighborhood in order the prepare a street tree plan. The plan will identify gaps in canopy coverage and whether there is sufficient diversity in the types of street trees in the neighborhood. The work day is from 8:30-noon on Saturday, and volunteers are meeting at Performance Works Northwest. You don’t need to know about trees, just be interested in finding clues to help identify them!

Interested? You can sign up  here. You can also show up the day of!

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