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Portland credit union keeps biking members in mind

Posted by on December 14th, 2009 at 10:13 am

A reader passed along a press release from Rivermark Credit Union. They’ve just renovated their location at SE 25th and Hawthorne in Portland with lots of eco-conscious amentities. Among them was a nod to “members on foot or bike”. Here’s a snip from the press release (emphasis mine):

The new building will incorporate green building practices, such as a partial green roof that will save energy and reduce storm water runoff. The branch will also have an exterior living wall that in time will be covered with vegetation. Members on foot or bike will enjoy a walk-up teller station and covered bike parking.

Great to see another local company that respects and encourages a bicycling clientele.

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  • Chris Shaffer December 15, 2009 at 7:29 am

    It’s great that they are going bicycle friendly and as a customer I’m looking forward to biking to the new building on Hawthorne.

    However, “renovated” is jumping the gun a bit. They’ve just broken ground. The new building won’t be available for some time yet – summer 2010 if I recall correctly.

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  • Scott December 15, 2009 at 8:42 am

    That’s correct, it’s not due to be complete until Summer 2010. It’s a complete re-build and will incorporate alot of green practices. The old building will be almost 100 pct recycled, too. We’re excited to accomodate the many bicycle commuters on Hawthorne.

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