John Corbo ∙ Timothy Garceau ∙ Md. SaidulIslamEric Schnerr ∙ Margaret Stuthmann
How Portland has achieved or failed to achieve: Citywide goals Transportation goals Broader goals of transportation planning
1. Safe and peaceful community2. Economic vitality and opportunity3. Neighborhood quality of life4. Effective and safe transportation system.
Transportation system that provides:I. Range of modal choicesII. Livable neighborhoodsIII. Strong and diverse economyIV. Less air, noise, and water pollutionV. Less automobile reliance
A. Minimize unnecessary travelB. Streets as placesC. Prioritize cheaper, cleaner, more efficient modes
Promotion of multi-modal transportation (Tri- Met) 150 miles of bicycle lanes, bicycle boulevards, and off-street paths Tri-Mets entire bus fleet is equipped with bicycle racks 2040 growth concept Implementation
Transit mode share has languished in the 10-15% range in Portland, and 7-9% for the whole Portland region. Walk commutes arent rising much either The only growing mode is cycling
Violations of National Air Quality Standards Mount Hood – 1970s vs. today “Greenest city” Rankings Environmental Excellence Awardfrom FHWA- 2011