Many Portlanders may not have learned the name of the recently constructed Gideon Street Pedestrian Crossing yet, but now the $15 million bridge has a new one — the Bob Stacey Crossing.

The eponymous Metro councilor — who has represented Northeast, Southeast and Southwest swaths of the city on the regional government council since 2013 — said the news came as a surprise during a virtual meeting Thursday, April 29.