Category: Civic Engagement

Geek Out on Transportation!

  With so much development happening all over Portland, have you ever wondered how all those new buildings (and more people) impact our transportation system? The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has created an online open house for the public to learn about Transportation System Development Charges and provide feedback… Read More»

Marked crosswalk at Trader Joe’s? That and more at land-use meeting, Oct. 19

Land Use Committee meeting 7 — 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 19 Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Ave. Savvy Oregon drivers know that state law makes every intersection a crosswalk, whether marked or not. But circumstances often call for a more formal treatment — the familiar zebra stripes, for a… Read More»

Woodstock Halloween party, Oct. 31 (of course)

Monday, October 31 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Avenue at Knight St. Get ready for the Woodstock Neighborhood Association (WNA) Halloween party!. Festivities include refreshments, crafts and games, cool backdrops for DIY photos, a raffle, and acoustic music by Status Crow and the Squeezebox… Read More»

Woodstock survey results: Traffic, theft, bias and acceptance

The results of this summers’ neighborhood survey are in; thanks to all who participated. You can delve into the graphs and responses as time allows — but here’s a quick sketch. Background and acknowledged bias: The survey was online and was promoted here, on Facebook and on NextDoor, in the… Read More»

Infill Project Affects Woodstock; Comment by August 15

The Residential Infill Project* is a set of proposals to alter residential housing over a large area of Portland, including Woodstock. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad news for both developers and residents. It could lead to more houses being demolished and replaced, but may also encourage more… Read More»

Planning Your Garden? Annual Sale Seeks Donated Plants

  Each year the Woodstock Neighborhood Association holds a pre-Mothers Day plant sale to support maintenance of the Woodstock Community Center. The success of that spring sale may depend on garden plans you’re making right now. All the plants for the sale are donated, often due to folks redesigning their… Read More»