We are hoping for sunny days soon in the South Tabor neighborhood.
After 40 years of complaints, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will be sponsoring a community review of safety issues on SE Division from 11th to the city limits. Division has been designated a High Crash Corridor because of the number of vehicle and pedestrian accidents. Public input will be gathered in 2012 and recommendations made.
MaryLouise Ott, STNA President, proposed forming an asset mapping committee for the purpose of creating an inventory of talents, resources, and interests in our neighborhood. This process is sometimes called Asset Based Community Development. Information about the neighborhood can be collected by using on-line research, canvassing, one on one interviews, and community conversations.
Tom Hubka, architectural historian, has volunteered to help identify house types in South Tabor. The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has provided a large color coded map with construction dates for all properties in this neighborhood.