The BTA has announced that they’ve partnered up with the shipping giant to help the new hires brush up on the latest bike-specific traffic laws, teach them safe handling skills, and so on.
Here’s a snip from the BTA Blog:
UPS already has a comprehensive space and visibility training that their employees go through, and the BTA was there to add information about bike-specific laws and safe practices, and to teach bike handling skills…
Two issues to be aware of on some popular rural roads around the region: Construction up near Mt. Hood will mean major truck traffic on Lolo Pass Road and others in the Zig Zag area; and on the other side of region, Washington County will be paving some key biking roads. See the official notices Read More »
Cool volunteer opp with Oregon Parks & Rec: OPRD is organizing cyclist user counts along the Tualatin and Willamette Valley Bikeways and we need volunteers to help with the counts. User count data will be collected on August 16 and 17. We are looking for volunteers to sign up for two hour slots to count Read More »
We realize this is last minute but it’s the first we heard about it and figured it’s worth getting the word out as far and wide as possible. This could be a great way for east Portland to learn about bicycling and have some good interactions with the Portland Police Bureau. Details and flyer below.. Read More »