home

Archive for November, 2006

More on-street bike parking comes to North Portland

Thursday, November 30th, 2006
Mississippi St. Bike Parking
[New on-street
bike parking!]

On my way up Mississippi Street today I passed by a brand new, on-street bike parking facility at N. Beech Street, right in front of Amnesia Brewing. It’s very exciting to see this because it’s been in the works for over two years!

Ever since a similar bike-parking facility was put up in front of The Fresh Pot at Mississippi and Shaver Streets back in September of 2004, members of the Boise neighborhood and bike advocates have been pressing PDOT to install more of them.

[more…]

Sneak peek at new bike light campaign ad

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

PDOT and the Community Cycling Center have unveiled an ad they hope will ratchet up the visibility of their new “See and Be Seen” campaign.

Below is the ad they plan to unveil tonight at the Bike Light Parade, which is the official kickoff to the campaign:

[more…]

Holidays are for the Kids Ride

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Some of our own medicine

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Well, what do you expect? We asked for it.

Endless happy hour if you arrive by bike

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Just caught this interesting announcement in the BTA Digest:

The Waypost, a European-style bar/cafe at 3120 N Williams (a few blocks south of Fremont), has declared December “Bicycle Love Month.” There will be endless happy hour for customers who arrive by bike, and a showing of the film “A Sunday in Hell” on December 14th. On December 7th, Brian Manning from the Community Cycling Center will be lecturing on “Bicycle Maintenance During Wartime”

And according to their website they’ll show everyone’s fave bike movie, Quicksilver on December 5th.

Bi-circl-ing Ride

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Lake Oswego Holiday Bike Drive

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

First Day of the Year Ride

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Update on stage race funding request

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Today at City Council, Commissioner Sam Adams proposed an amendment to the city budget that would allocate $100,000 in seed money for a “Tour de Portland” style stage race.

[more…]

Year-to-date bicycle citation stats

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

I just received the bicycle citation numbers from the Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division (the Traffic Division writes 80% of all tickets in the Portland metro area). I took the numbers and made a few charts.

[more…]