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19Oct

NEW DATE: Terwilliger Parkway Needs YOU

Concern for Marquam Hill employees and other future SW Corridor MAX line transit users has prompted a NEW DATE for city council to hear testimony: Wednesday, November 1 at 2 PM. Look who made this delay possible…...

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10Oct

Say NO to Terwilliger Parkway Land Being Taken For Transit Connection

A Metro steering committee has decided that a new Southwest Portland light rail line will travel out Barbur Blvd. from downtown Portland to Tigard and Tualatin. A planned station at SW Gibbs St. (below the tram) is intended to serve OHSU and other Marquam Hill institutions that are located several hundred feet up a steep hillside with Terwilliger Parkway lying in between. TriMet and Metro have proposed a “Marquam Hill Connection” to get people up the hillside from the SW Barbur MAX station to OHSU. Three of the proposals involve a combination of above-ground elevator towers and bridges and ramps, most of which would be located in Terwilliger Parkway and will necessitate the removal of many trees and significant alterations to the park. A fourth proposal is to build a pedestrian tunnel under the hillside with an underground elevator to bring people up to OHSU.

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09Sep

Social Media Brainstorm Event

In our last newsletter, we announced receiving a Portland Parks Foundation grant to conduct a targeted social media campaign. The object of our campaign: to engage a new, younger, generation of volunteers to help preserve Terwilliger Parkway for the future. Looking to get the word out about Terwilliger Parkway, we hope to target audiences of younger adults.

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RECENT Project

Friends of Terwilliger advocates for positive change
  • Multnomah County ACS
  • West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Southwest Neighborhoods Watershed Resource
  • West Willammette Restoration Partnership
  • Portland Parks and Recreation
  • The Intertwine Alliance

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