Category: Southwest Corridor

  • Metro Releases SW Corridor Map Tool, Forum at Wilson High

    Metro has released an online map tool, designed to let the community comment on the SW Corridor Plan through May 22nd. Comments will be shared with the project Steering Committee. There is also a community forum scheduled Tuesday, May 12th at Wilson High School, from 6-8:30pm.

  • New info on the Southwest Corridor options

    Lately, the Powell/Division project has been getting much of the press, with significant public outreach in advance of next week’s Steering Committee meeting.  But the Southwest Corridor project–a project that is on a far longer timetable–has been making some advances as well.   This past week, three new documents were published by the project team: A…

  • Rethinking transit on the west side

      No, this is not a post about the Southwest Corridor project, though that is certainly a relevant topic here.  Instead, it’s an update on the Service Enhancement Plans covering the west side of town, both the Westside SEP (covering Beaverton, Aloha, Hillsboro, Cornelius, Forest Grove, Cedar Mill, Cedar Hills, and Bethany), and the Southwest…

  • The question of secession from TriMet

    In the recent article about the Southwest Corridor project, there was quite a bit of commentary written by “joe”, who is opposed to the project (or at least appears to be opposed to any major capital construction in the Tigard/Tualatin area), and is involved, in some fashion, with an initiative petition in Tualatin to require a…

  • Shaping Up the Southwest Corridor DEIS

    The project staff have released their recommendations for what should and shouldn’t be studied in the DEIS (PDF, 17M).