Posted by Jonathan Maus ( Publisher/Editor ) on August 8th, 2007 at 12:37 pm
The City of Vancouver is set to unveil a new bike map (cover graphic below) at Bridge Pedal this Sunday. The map is the first to cover local bike routes for both cities since the “Cyclists Road Map of Portland District” was published way back in 1896.
According to City of Vancouver transportation planner Todd Boulanger, the first 1,000 copies will be handed out on the Fremont Bridge during Bridge Pedal and remaining copies will be available at the BTA Open House later that afternoon. After that, it will be available from the City of Vancouver and at various events around the city.
The map will be free and will include Vancouver north to about 170th Street and the Salmon Creek Greenway and then south to Portland’s southern boundary.
Boulanger says Vancouver is in a “historical mood this year” because they are celebrating their 150th anniversary as a city.
Boulanger, who regularly rides between the two cities, says the map is a, “one map resource for 90% of the bike commuters in the region.”