Archive for June, 2009

US DOT Secretary in Portland today

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Ray LaHood will learn aboutstreetcar manufacturing progress.(Photo © J. Maus) U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be in Portland today. The Daily Journal of Commerce and reliable sources say that LaHood will join regional transportation officials near the Aerial Tram tomorrow morning. LaHood is expected to show his support for Portland’s burgeoning streetcar Read More »

Champagnge Electra Townie 2007

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Year: 2007Brand: ElectraModel: TownieColor:ChampagngeSize:26″Stolen in Portland, OR 97214Stolen:2009-06-30Stolen From: My house at sE 21st and Harrison, PortlandNeighborhood: HawthorneOwner: hilary meehanOwnerEmail: meehanh@gmail.comReward: $100Description: A true beaute. Champagny wheat, women’s bike, flat foot tech, dual metal fold-out basket on rear. “I love my bike” bell.Police record with: Ofr. BledsoePolice reference#: 41701

Bianchi Cannondale R500 2001

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Year: 2001Brand: CannondaleModel: R500Color:BianchiSize:GreenSerial: ?Stolen in Portland, OR ORStolen:2009-06-30Stolen From: Outside of Yamhill Pub I think I had many beers do I walked home and left it for the night. I’m still hoping I just locked it up in a spot different than I remember so if you see it locked up somewhere let me Read More »

Better living through bike parking

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

New bike parking on NE Glisan at 28th gives room to park and room to breathe.(Photos © J. Maus)

Watch out bike thieves, our Stolen Bike Listings are back!

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

The Portland police have already used our new listings to nab bike thieves.(Photo: Jack Newlevant) I’ve got great news for bike lovers and horrible news for bike thieves… It’s been about four years since we first launched the BikePortland Stolen Bike Listings and now, after a long hiatus, they are back and better than ever. Read More »

PBOT preps for yearly bike counts

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Detail of PBOT map showing where counters will be stationed.(Download PDF, 950K) The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is gearing up for their annual effort to count how many people are pedaling around our city. Last year, 75 volunteers helped PBOT expand the scope of their counts to include 140 locations throughout the city. Read More »

black trek

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Brand: trekColor:blackSize:13 inchesStolen in portland, OR 97202Stolen:2009-06-26Stolen From: I was spending the night at my friends house who lives off holgate when it was stolenOwner: alex tracyOwnerEmail: alexjosetracy@gmail.comDescription: It is a black trek mountain bike which i had gotten from the bike gallery on woodstock. The seat is loose and has tape on it. the Read More »

Ride Report: Natural Disasters and Geologic History of Cascadia

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Professor Badass expounds onlocal geologic mysteries.(Photo by J.R.) I ditched work on Thursday to familiarize myself with the Land of Port a bit better by joining up with fifteen other people on bikes and Dr. #1 Badass (planetary geology professor) at the Washington Park Zoo MAX stop. The four and a half hour tour began Read More »

Report: Oregon Sesquicentennial Ride

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Esther and Phil looove Seski.(Photo © J. Maus) [Thanks to Carye Bye for this report (via the Shift list) on the Oregon Sesquicentennial Ride that she organized in honor of our state’s 150th birthday. You can see her photos of the ride here, and check out BikePortland’s photos from the start of the party here.] Read More »

City of Portland to host bike-sharing ‘demonstrations’

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Montreal officials aboard their “Bixi” bikes.(Photo: Bixi) Unlike other projects that the City of Portland has been accused of rushing into (the Sauvie Island Bridge relocation attempt and the Lents/Memorial Coliseum baseball debacle come to mind), no one can ever say that they moved too quickly on bike-sharing. It was back in February of 2007 Read More »

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