We received the following information from the Oregon Department of Transportation: Southbound Interstate 5 will be closed for eight nights starting Saturday, Oct. 10, between the Marquam and Fremont bridges for ODOT’s ongoing I-5 paving and sign replacement project. The southbound night closures will begin Saturday Oct. 10 and continue every night until early Sunday Oct. 18. The closures will begin at 10 p.m. each night with all lanes open again by 5 a.m. weekdays and by 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Each night, the first lanes will close at 8 p.m., on-ramps will close at 9 p.m.,... read more
We're proud of Swan Island and what we get done every day. During the week over 11,000 people commute to their family-wage jobs in one of the country's most unique urban industrial districts - situated on the shores of the Willamette River adjacent to vital north Portland neighborhoods and even home to a surprising diversity of wildlife. We've designed this website to clear up any confusion, to inform, to motivate and maybe even to inspire. We invite you to explore these pages. Write us with your questions. Find that job on the Island. Locate your business here. Join SIBA. And, if you're in the area, stop by the SIBA office and say hi.
Join us and fellow Swan Island bike commuters this Thursday, September 24th for a leisurely ride to the newly opened Tilikum Crossing Bridge before we conclude at Apex Brewing for happy hour. We’ll convene at and depart from the Swan Island McDonalds parking lot at 4:45pm and bike via the Eastbank Esplanade to the Tilikum Crossing. Contact Sarah Angell at firstname.lastname@example.org/503-745-6523 for more information. ... read more
Under the leadership of Assistant Police Chief Bob Day, the Portland Police Bureau and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) recently reached out to SIBA and other business associations to identify the safety issues that businesses throughout the city are experiencing. Their goal was to identify ways that businesses and the police could partner to address those issues. As a result of this initiative, Officer Rob Foster (North Portland Response Team Member) and Angie Russo (North Portland Crime Prevention Coordinator) met with SIBA staff and business members to focus on specific Swan Island concerns. The most significant problems identified were... read more