As Portland school officials toured Harriet Tubman Middle School, they marveled at the new science labs and dance studio. Upstairs, with a great view west of the Fremont Bridge and Forest Park, science teacher Paul Bubl was getting ready for students.
Thank you for making our BPI Family Fun Day and Concerts in the Park a huge success! The weather was amazing! The music was fantastic! We were surrounded by families and community, love and good times!
New neighbors are sprouting up in the Eliot neighborhood, although not of the human variety. These neighborhood additions are green. They attract butterflies, bees, and birds, and help keep our rivers clean.
As you may remember, parking is an issue for neighbors in Eliot, especially in the southern part of the neighborhood. Whether it’s commuters parking here and taking the MAX into town, or Blazer fans using the streets for free event parking, it is becoming harder for neighbors to be able to find parking.
The stretch of I5 interstate highway running through the Eliot Neighborhood was measured by ODOT using a rubber strip sensor to be among the busiest truck routes in Oregon. This is due to in-city short-haul trucks that pace back and forth through Eliot making Portland freight deliveries. Our research into ODOT and DMV data found 75% of these in-city short-haul trucks are unfiltered. Unfiltered trucks are illegal to manufacture and are banned from all of California because they produce ten times as much diesel particulate as a filtered truck.
If you’re looking for something to do this fall and want to meet some of your neighbors in the process, Matt Dishman Community Center (MDCC) is offering fall events and there is probably one that you would find entertaining. All events are free and, except where noted, are appropriate for all ages.