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March 17, 2021

The work of our Regional Network Program ended in 2020, and staff in the Pacific Northwest shifted their roles for 2021.

December 15, 2020

Every few years, the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) deliberates how to spend billions in statewide transportation funds by determining funding categories, such as investing in roadway maintenance, highway widening, or bike/pedestrian/transit/safety. For the past several months, the OTC has heard from the public and made a decision on how to invest more than $2B in transportation funding via the 2024-27 Statewide Transportation Investment Program (STIP).

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November 13, 2020
December Update: The OTC approved recommended SRTS projects for funding. In October, the Oregon Safe Routes to School Advisory Committee recommended funding $28.3 million for ODOT’s Safe Routes to School Competitive Construction Grant Program, for 43 projects located across the state which will all focus on under-resourced communities and safety improvements around schools.
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September 29, 2020
We Support the Regional Transportation Measure 26-218 & you should, too! Everyone deserves a safe and efficient transportation system, no matter how they get around. This November, the Get Moving transportation measure, which we helped craft through our work with the Getting There Together Coalition, will make long-overdue safety investments on 17 of the most dangerous and congested regional roadways in the greater Portland region.
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September 29, 2020

Our Salem is a multi-year project to update the Comprehensive Plan, which guides future development for the city. The City of Salem has released an interactive map and draft vision that reflect priorities heard from the community.

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August 27, 2020
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is developing the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for 2024-2027, which is their blueprint for how they will spend more than $2 billion in transportation funding during that three-year period. Take their survey now on transportation project funding priorities.
August 26, 2020

Since early 2018, the Safe Routes Partnership has been proud to support our partners in the Salem area in getting started on its first ever Safe Routes to School program. And we're excited to share that the program is up and rolling! Here are some ways to get connected to the Salem-Keizer Safe Routes to School Program:

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July 16, 2020
As long-time advocates and fighters for safe and accessible transportation options, and founding members of the Getting There Together Coalition, we are thrilled that today Metro Council referred their Get Moving 2020 regional transportation investment measure to the November 2020 ballot, which will invest more than $7 billion over the next 20 years.
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June 25, 2020
Metro Council is getting ready to decide whether to refer their Regional Transportation Measure Get Moving 2020 to the November ballot. There are four opportunities starting June 30 to have your voice heard.
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