Breaking News: Portland City Council Approves MAX Extension

The planned Portland to Milwaukie MAX light rail line cleared another hurdle on July 17th with the adoption of the new locally preferred alignment by Portland City Council.

Mayor, and former Brooklyn Action Corps member, Tom Potter spoke highly of the project and its ability to transform inner southeast Portland.  The other members of City Council were also supportive. Continue reading Breaking News: Portland City Council Approves MAX Extension

SE Long Street Reclaimed for Neighborhood Use

Agressive drivers now have one less Brooklyn neighborhood street to use as a traffic signal bypass.  A long-term closure of SE Long Street went into effect on Thursday, June 5th.  This change was proposed by area residents, championed by Commissioner Sam Adams, approved by 100% of abutting property owners, and accepted by the City of Portland, Ofice of Transportation. Continue reading SE Long Street Reclaimed for Neighborhood Use