Some entrepreneur has painted their own crosswalk on E Burnside at 8th. It happened on or around Christmas, according to the reader who tipped us to this.
The straight-line-challenged person responsible has not stepped forward to take credit yet.
City Traffic Engineer Rob Burchfield is quoted on Bike Portland about what will happen to this improvement in the future…
Personally I did not feel any safer crossing the street there. Four lanes of fast-moving traffic is still four lanes of fast-moving traffic.