City Hall: The Agenda Behind the Agenda, April 13

Portland City Council March 16

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Topics on the agenda at Portland City Hall this morning include an update on the Bike Plan for 2030, a $105,000 pay claim, additional city funding for Hooper Detox and a $50,000 grant for Janus Youth Programs.Here's a breakdown:Bike Plan for 2030: More than a year ago, on Feb. 11, 2010, city officials led by Mayor Sam Adams approved a largely unfunded master plan for improving bike infrastructure in ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Bike Plan for 2030: No Answers Yet for Bureau of Environmental Services on Funding


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Mayor Sam Adams' announcement last week that he would seek $20 million from the Bureau of Environmental Services to help pay for the 2030 Bike Plan surprised bureau director Dean Marriott. And as of this morning, no one from Adams' office has contacted BES about the mayor's funding proposal, according to bureau spokesman Linc Mann. Adams said last week that his funding proposal would included ...   More
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Updated: Adams' Case For Spending Sewer Money On Bikes Erodes


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"Bicycle boulevards are not bike lanes," Mayor Sam Adams wrote March 17 in an Oregonian op-ed that made the case for his plan to fund the Bicycle Plan for 2030 with $20 million in "savings" from Portland's sewer system. Now bicycle boulevards are not even bicycle boulevards. The city is renaming them neighborhood greenways, according to BikePortland.org. Follow? Good. Because it's about to ...   More
 
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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