“What’s next? Will they be issuing hall passes?”
Walking in the streets? That’s just the beginning.
Signs mounted on the barrels will read: “Local access only.”
In other news: BottleDrop landlord deploys armed guards.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation says it will begin installing temporary barricades to close selected residential streets to all but local traffic.
In other news: Portland isn’t closing streets to cars.
City transportation officials long seemed eager to ban cars. Why not now?
In other news: Advocates seek end to evictions, sweeps amid illness.
Commissioner Chloe Eudaly hailed the project as a bold step to get more people riding public transit—and reduce the carbon emissions of cars.