The folks over at the BTA will like this one. An interesting tool for getting a quick estimate on how much a certain bike facility would cost. (from Velorution)
From the homepage:
How much do bicycle facilities cost? Can we quantify their benefits? In what cases do estimates of benefits outweigh costs?
If your community is considering building a new bicycle facility you can use this tool to estimate costs, the demand in terms of new cyclists, and measured economic benefits (e.g., time savings, increased livability, decreased health costs, a more enjoyable ride, decreased pollution).
Press release is below: Dec. 5, 2014 Contact: Mike Pullen, Communications Office, 503-209-4111, email@example.com Springwater Trail closure under Sellwood Bridge Dec. 8 – 19 A short section of the Springwater Trail under the Sellwood Bridge will be closed December 8 – 19, 2014 during demolition of the old east approach to the bridge above the Read More »
As more Portlanders get sick-and-tired of the bike theft-related activities happening in broad daylight all over our city, we’re hearing more incidents like the one just shared by reader Spencer B. this morning on the OBRA Chat email list: SUBJECT: accosted, chased, chased suspect, then recovered high end MTB fork- Portland long story short, this Read More »
Tonight at Velo Cult will be an album release party that will have special meaning to many people in the local bicycling scene. Kelly Bosworth grew up singing songs and playing music at home with her dad Mark Bosworth. Mark is the man who went missing from a Cycle Oregon campsite in September 2011 and Read More »