Traffic Advisory

Street improvements on NE Grand Avenue to close lanes from
NE Lloyd Boulevard to NE Holladay Street, July 24-Aug. 1
(July 22, 2015)  – The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that street improvements will require lane closures on NE Grand Avenue from NE Lloyd Boulevard to NE Holladay Street starting Friday, July 24, through Saturday, Aug. 1, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each work day.

The lane closures will allow crews to pave .92 lane miles of NE Grand Avenue.

Streets with ground down surfaces are open for travel. Lane closures are only in effect during project hours. Access will be maintained for businesses, residents and TriMet service during the project.

The traveling public is advised to expect delays while repairs are being made. We ask the public to travel cautiously, observe all lane closures and directions by reader boards and flaggers, and use alternate routes if possible.

This work is weather-dependent and the schedule may change.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is the steward of the City’s transportation system, and a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides access and

July at Lloyds Farmers Market

July is here and Lloyd Farmer’s Market is bursting with summer produce. Kiyokawa Family Orchards is back at the market with certified organic cherries from their orchards in the Hood River Valley. In the coming weeks, they’ll have peaches, apples, pears, and other tree fruit. Unger Farms is in their prime season now, with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries.

TriMet’s Transit on Tap with Earl Blumenauer- July 20th

Thursday, July 20th

TriMet’s Transit on Tap with Earl Blumenauer. Hassalo on Eighth at 6 PM

The Transit on Tap series comes to Lloyd! Join Congressman Blumenauer for a conversation about how our region became a leader in transit and livability, and what the future might hold. This Transit on Tap session will take place at Hassalo on Eighth (1088 NE 7th Ave) in the neighborhood’s newest Platinum LEED mixed-use development. You can find out more information about this and other Orange Line events at

E-Bike Challenge

E-Bike Challenge

Lloyd EcoDistrict has partnered with GenZe, a cutting edge electric bike manufacturer, to connect companies and employees in the Lloyd District with the ease and convenience of e-bikes in a bustling business district.  Watch our announcement video and sign up – it’s free to participate.  Let us give your company a free e-bike to play with for a week!  

Picking up lunch for the office, zooming past traffic en route to meetings, and shopping local around the Lloyd District without the worry of parking… the e-bike is a convenient, sustainable form of transport that can make doing business around the Lloyd District a breeze.If you’re interested, fill out the brief online registration form and I’ll have someone from GenZe (the e-bike manufacturer) reach out to your office ASAP to schedule a brief visit for an orientation on the bike and the Challenge.

We’ll be tracking companies’ experiences with the e-bike on the E-Bike Challenge event page on our Lloyd Eco District Facebook. You can post fun photos/video/text updates of colleagues’ e-bike use to that page, or email them to us for us to post- whatever’s best for you.
To follow is information about a morning Kickoff event in the Nordstrom plaza of the mall, and the wrap-up Winner Announcement. Attached is the event flyer with basic participation instructions on page 2.  I am available for questions as is our other intern Masayo ([email protected]).
 Already Signed Up: Portland Trail Blazers, Hassalo on 8th, ORANGEWALL Studios, and others!

Tips: Avoiding May 7th & 8th Obama Jam

While it’s an honor, we’re all too familiar with the epic traffic jams that come with a Presidential visit. Read below for information and tips about how you can avoid Obama Jam.




Celebrate Earth Month at Lloyd Eco Fair!


APRIL 10-11
From 11am to 2pm


1st floor, West end
2201 Lloyd Center
Portland, OR 97232

Bring a disposable coffee cup to receive mug!

Activities include:

  • Test ride an e-bike
  • Enter to win organic bedding
  • Learn how to put your bike on a TriMet bus
  • Take home a tree

Saturday kids’ activities an entertainment including:

  • Eartha the Clown
  • Mad Science
  • KC Puppetree
  • Recycle Station Game

More Information

Graffiti Cleanup Lloyd District

See graffiti in the Lloyd District and want to make a difference?


You’re invited to work with other volunteers and GRS in a City of Portland Collaborative Cleanup for training, refreshments, fresh air and exercise as we clean graffiti in Lloyd’s public right of way.

When: Saturday, April 18th
Where: Meet at Kaiser Permanente Plaza, corner of NE 6th and Holladay
Time: 8:30 AM – 12 PM

For additional information, please call 503-823-3093, or e-mail [email protected]

2015 Beer of the Year

Congratulations to Leftbank tenant, Upright Brewing…winner of Willamette Week 2015 Beer of the Year. Read more at links below.


2015 Beer of the Year: Engelberg Pilsner (Upright Brewing)

A Look Inside Upright Brewing, The Producer of Our ‘Beer of the Year’

It’s Back- Oyster Social at Upright!

We’ll be at Upright again on Friday, February 13 to celebrate the release of the 2015 Oyster Stout!


Oyster Social, Portland’s premiere pop-up raw bar, will be making another appearance at the Upright Brewing tasting room.

Join us to sample all their fine beers, including the release of the infamous Oyster Stout (yes, it’s really made with oysters!).

When: Friday, February 13th – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: Upright Brewing Tasting Room

Who: Foster’s Craft Cooking & Upright Brewing

Sip beer and slurp freshly shucked oysters right on the spot. Eat one or a dozen–the world is your oyster at $2 each.

3 Great Collective Workplaces for Start-Ups in Portland

The Hive at Leftbank was recently named one of 3 great co-working spaces in Portland for start-ups by the Portland Monthly!
Want to know more about the Hive? Interested in renting your own private desk in this cool space? Drop us a line at [email protected].

Read the full article HERE