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VeloNews: Cash concerns led to cancellation of major Oregon race

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

VeloNews has the story:
The Oregon Pro Cycling Classic will be a little late getting to the start line — the 500-mile, seven-day race is being postponed to 2010 after organizers were unable to secure a title sponsor and the necessary money to run the event this year.
The National Racing Calendar event had been scheduled for [...]

Residents will march for a people-friendly Sellwood Bridge

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Sellwood residents are gearing up for a march on the Sellwood Bridge this Saturday. According to one of the event's organizers, Bradley Heintz, the goal of the march is to send a message that any bridge that is built adheres to existing planning guidelines as community livability concerns.

BikePortland Get Together in St. Johns

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Join us for a "Get Together" in St Johns

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Riding along N. Central Ave. in St. Johns.(Photo © J. Maus)

We're excited to announce the first in what we hope are many BikePortland Get Togethers. The first one is happening this Tuesday (2/3) in St. Johns (details below).
The idea behind these new events is simple. We want to meet up with you off-line [...]

Don't kill the messengers: Inside the health of the industry (Part Three)

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

More on this series:- Read Part One
- Read Part Two- Author Bio
[Note from Publisher: Welcome to the final installment of our three-part series on bike messengers in Portland. This series is written by BikePortland contributing writer Erin Greeson (bio).
In Part One, Greeson laid out the tough working conditions faced by Portland's messengers. [...]

Reader photo of the week: Bike tracks in the snow

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

The River City Bicycles parking lot on January 27th. (Photo: Steve Durrant)

Reader Steve Durrant took this photo during Tuesday morning's snow flurry.

Two years and counting; Master Plan update effort picks up steam

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Master plan update project manager Ellen Vanderslice (committee co-chair Mia Birk in background).(Photos © J. Maus)

It's been nearly two years since the Bureau of Transportation kicked off an effort to update Portland's Bicycle Master Plan.
Since that time, the plan has gone through quite a few speed bumps. In April of 2007, just two [...]

Vancouver collision update: Boy clings to life, investigation continues

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

"All I know is that she was distracted. She didn't see him somehow, that's all we're being told."-- Keith Miles, Kristopher Miles' grandfather

14-year boy Kristopher Miles clings to life this morning in a Portland trauma center, one week after 28-year old Andrea Dickinson ran him over with her SUV while he rode home in [...]

Don’t kill the messengers: Inside the health of the industry (Part Two)

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

More on this series:

Read Part One
Author Bio

[Welcome to Part Two of our three-part series on bike messengers in Portland.
This series is written by BikePortland contributing writer Erin Greeson (bio). In Part One, Greeson laid out the tough working conditions faced by Portland's messengers. In the article below, she shares finding health care coverage [...]

60,000 free bike maps: A look at Transportation Options' survey results

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

The Options Division are the ones who deliver the SmartTrips packets to your door by bike.(Photos © J. Maus)

The Transportation Options Division inside the Bureau of Transportation is a key piece of Portland's success as a sustainable city. "Options" (as it's known around here) is the marketing arm of the city's transportation program [...]

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