In Memoriam

Jim Howell

Jan 1934 - May 2024

James Mekeel Howell (Jim) was an extraordinarily creative and dedicated proponent of better transportation choices. He had a profound influence on Portland’s roadway and public transit systems, and served many years as an AORTA Director and as AORTA Strategic Planner. For an extended history of his advocacy, see Jim Howell bio.

Donations in Jim’s honor may be made by clicking here or by mailing a check to:

P.O. Box 2772
Portland, OR 97208-2772

AORTA is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization. Dues and donations to AORTA are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Receipts will be emailed if possible; otherwise they will be sent via U.S. Mail.