Tualatin Rd: Sweek Dr to Community Park

This project will improve pedestrian safety and access along Tualatin Road leading to Community Park. The project will include an upgraded midblock crosswalk with a pedestrian activated flashing beacon and additional sidewalk improvements to provide safer access to Community Park for pedestrians.

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What We Heard

According to the Tualatin Rd: Sweek to Community Park August 2020 Survey, the top five safety concerns are:

  1. Safe Crossing / Crosswalk Visibility
  2. Pedestrian Safety
  3. Non-Compliance at Crosswalks
  4. Speeding (tie)
  5. Railroad Crossing is Unsafe (tie)

The top five improvements are:

  1. Safer crosswalk
  2. Wider sidewalk
  3. Safer railroad crossing
  4. Slower traffic
  5. Separation/buffer from bicycles and cars

According to respondents of the Tualatin Rd: Sweek to Community Park December 2020 Follow-Up Survey, the preferred sidewalk improvements should be:

  1. Over 75% prefer the South Alternative.
  2. 17% prefer the North Alternative.
  3. 8% do not like either option.

For questions or to receive quarterly project updates email: tmf@tualatin.gov

The Regional Context:

What Tualatin Residents May Notice About Traffic Congestion

 
Traffic
Scorecard*

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Most Congested Metro Area

Portland is the nation’s 40th largest – but #12 most congested metro area (of 297 metro cities)

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Most Congested in North America

#13 in North America (319 cities) – more congested than any city in Mexico and every Canadian city except Montreal.

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Most Congested in the World

#40 most congested in world (1,360 cities)

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Portland area congestion is worst at peak commute hours, but now present at all times of day/week

Most Congested U.S. Cities**

  • 1 Honolulu
  • 2 Jacksonville
  • 3 San Diego
  • 4 Los Angeles
  • 5 Portland

* Source: INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard, February 2018
** Source: WAZE Driver Satisfaction Index, December 2017