GBDH reaches settlement with City of Portland to spend over one hundred million dollars to build thousands of accessible curb ramps throughout its pedestrian right of way.

June 14, 2018

The City of Portland has settled a landmark class action lawsuit, Hines v. City of Portland, by committing to install more than 18,000 accessible curb ramps throughout Portland over the next twelve years.  In addition to installing thousands of curb ramps, Portland also promised to improve the way it responds to people with disabilities who report bad or missing curb ramps. More details about the settlement can be found in the following press release, and article.

More details about the settlement can be found by reading the Notice of Proposed Settlement:

Settlement Agreement

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