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Crosswalk Education Action on Foster: August 2012

Crosswalk Education Action on Foster Posted on August 14, 2012 From the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition’s Media Advisory: CROSSWALK ACTIONS PLANNED AUGUST 14TH & 15TH, 2012 WHAT A crosswalk safety awareness action involves local residents, pedestrian advocates, and concerned citizens who wish to highlight the need for safety improvements that better accommodate people crossing.  … Continue reading

Foster Corridor Investment Strategy—Project Update (from the PDC) July 2012

Foster Corridor Investment Strategy—Project Update (from the PDC) Posted on July 25, 2012 The following letter was written by PDC Project Manager, Kevin Cronin, in response to the PDC’s recent open house introducing the Foster Corridor Investment Strategy to the community.  The letter touches on the goals of the Foster Lents Integration … Continue reading

Lents Gets a Tool Library, Fo-Po and Mt. Scott-Arleta to Benefit: July 2012

Lents Gets a Tool Library, Fo-Po and Mt. Scott-Arleta to Benefit Posted on July 24, 2012 It’s safe to say that Lents’ gain is FoPo’s, too…and vice versa.  Ditto for Mt. Scott-Arleta and the other Foster-area neighborhoods.  And as we push to make the Foster area better on this side of 82nd, … Continue reading

Direct Action on Foster Road to Draw Attention to Needed Safety Improvements : July 2012

Direct Action on Foster Road to Draw Attention to Needed Safety Improvements Posted on July 17, 2012 For those concerned about traffic and pedestrian safety along the Foster corridor, you’re invited to join with your neighbors tomorrow, Tusday the 17th, at 6 p.m., where those participating will enact a funeral procession in … Continue reading

Lingering Thoughts on the FLIP Open House and Presentation: June 2012

Lingering Thoughts on the FLIP Open House and Presentation Posted on June 29, 2012 Well, the neighborhood got a glimpse of the future of Foster this week…sort of.  The PDC, through its Foster Lents Integration Partnership (FLIP), which includes various city and community groups, presented an overview of the Foster Corridor Investment … Continue reading

Why the Abundance of Bars on Foster Just May be a Good Thing: June 2012

Why the Abundance of Bars on Foster Just May be a Good Thing Posted on June 27, 2012 You’d never hear me complain about the abundance of watering holes on Foster.  Nor would I argue they’re a detriment to the neighborhood, although it’s questionable sometimes.  The fact is, if they weren’t supported … Continue reading

Making Sense of Foster Road’s Future and the Various Groups Responsible for It: June 2012

Making Sense of Foster Road’s Future and the Various Groups Responsible for It Posted on June 26, 2012 To get a hold on all the changes planned for Foster Road, as well as the groups invested in seeing those changes through, is enough to make your head spin.  On one hand, there … Continue reading

What to Look Forward to in New Foster Road Bottle Shop: May 2012

What to Look Forward to in New Foster Road Bottle Shop Posted on May 31, 2012 It goes without saying that there’s no shortage of beer on Foster, especially in the so-called “heart” of the neighborhood.  In just a two-block stretch, there’s Bar Carlo, Bob and Alice’s, O’Malley’s, Da Hui, and Gemini … Continue reading