Eastside Streetcar to Start Construction in June 2009
Portland City Commissioners have voted to spend $6.3 million dollars to help jump start the planned eastside extension of the popular Portland Streetcar. Current plans call for a new line…
Editorial:Where in the world is Maria Rojo de Steffey?
Commuters in and around the Brooklyn Neighborhood found an even worse than usual evening commute on Thursday, July 31st. A large water main at SE 11TH Avenue and Tacoma streets, broke…
In Memorium: Chester Yeom
Chester Yeom, the former operator of Brooklyn’s Milwaukie Market, has passed away. Many area residents will no doubt remember Chester for his keen sense of humor and his collection of…
MAX UPDATE: Local Approval Complete
As of June 24th, the local approval process for the planned MAX light rail extension from Downtown Portland to the City of Miwaukie is complete. Over a year of planning…
Sting Snares Dozens of Speeders on Powell Boulevard
Portland Police’s traffic enforcement team was out in full force at the east end of the Ross Island bridge on the evening of Tuesday, July 29th. Over a dozen officers…
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…
Oops…Oregonian Gets it Wrong on MAX
The Wednesday edition of the Oregonian has an article updating the status of the Milwaukie MAX project. Unfortunately, the graphic that they ran is out of date and inaccurate.
Milwaukie MAX Plan Adopted, Harold a “Future Station”
Members of the Portland to Milwaukie MAX Steering Committee voted unanimously on Thursday the 26th of June to adopt a new locally preferred alignment for the project.
Milwaukie MAX Decision Pending
This is it, the week that the Portland to Milwaukie MAX Steering Committee makes its formal recommendation on a route, a bridge location on the Willamette River, and on station locations!
Spring Cleanup Wrap Up
As far as spring cleanups go, we thought this was going to be the worst due to the unseasonably cold and wet weather we have been experiencing for weeks. How…