Spring 2019 – EA Public Comment

Environmental Assessment – Letters submitted to the Oregon Department of Transportation for the Rose Quarter Freeway Expansion Public Comment period:

No More Freeways – Official Letter

No More Freeways – Technical Traffic Analysis Memo

No More Freeways – Legal Memo

City of Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Oregon Metro

Oregon Representative Karin Power (District 41)

Multnomah County Commissioner Susheela Jayapal

Oregon League of Conservation Voters, Climate Solutions, Center for Sustainable Economy, and Sierra Club – Oregon Chapter

OPAL – Environmental Justice Oregon, Neighbors for Clean Air, 350 PDX

350 PDX

Portland Audubon Society

Oregon Environmental Council

Portland Public Schools*

Parents from Harriet Tubman PTSA

Oregon Walks

The Street Trust

Community Cycling Center

Safe Routes to School – Pacific Northwest Chapter


Portland Bus Lane Project

City of Portland –  Bicycle Advisory Committee

City of Portland –  Pedestrian Advisory Committee

Active Right of Way (submitted in 2012)

Association for Oregon Rail and Train Advocates (AORTA)

Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission

Portland Trail Blazers

Business for a Better Portland

Albina Vision Trust

Disability Rights Oregon

Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods

Eliot Neighborhood Association

Foster Powell Neighborhood Association

Irvington Community Association

Urban Greenspace Institute

Forum Law Group

Microcosm Publishing

Sarah Iannarone

Joe Cortright

Doug Klotz

Iain MacKenzie

David Hupp

Betsy Reese

Brendon Haggerty

ODOT provided the full record of public comment received from February 15-April 1st, 2019 in June. Our research shows that 2200+ letters were sent, with 89% in explicit opposition to the project as proposed during ODOT’s 2019 Environmental Assessment.  You can see the full record of comments received by ODOT on their project website.

*The document provided here is the memo that PPS staff wrote, and the district voted to approve.