Archive for July, 2010

Steel Bridge lower deck closes due to bad gate motor – UPDATED

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Closure likely to remain in effect until Wednesday night.(Photos © J. Maus) The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has announced that as of about 10:00 pm tonight (Saturday), the gates that close during bridge lifts on each end of the lower deck of the Steel Bridge are closed to all traffic. PBOT hired electricians to Read More »

black and blue Kona Jake 2007

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Year: 2007Brand: KonaModel: JakeColor:black and blueSize:54 cm (ish)Stolen in Portland, OR 97215Stolen:2010-07-30Stolen From: Stolen from the yellow house with the monkey tail tree on the corner of SE 42nd and Harrison.Neighborhood: RichmondOwner: Carter LodwickOwnerEmail: callod@gmail.comReward: $150Description: Black and blue paint, scuffed up a bit. Dark grey Cateye light on the front, pill shaped light in Read More »

black/purple motiv stonegrinder

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Brand: motivModel: stonegrinderColor:black/purpleSize:28″Stolen in Portland, OR 97219Stolen:2010-07-29Stolen From: nw 10Th btw Johnson and lovejoy bike rack in front of little urbanites.Neighborhood: pearl districtOwner: Sandra MackeyOwnerEmail: whtsuptgrlily@gmail.comDescription: Black fading to purple motiv stonegrinder Mtb. All shimano components. 28″ Wheels. Bike rack, mirror, attached pump, cruiser style handlebars , 21speedThis registrant does not have proof of ownership Read More »

Black Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra 2005

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Year: 2005Brand: CannondaleModel: Bad Boy UltraColor:BlackSize:LargeStolen in Portland, OR 97205Stolen:2010-07-21Stolen From: SW 12th and MorrisonOwner: Matt GrovesOwnerEmail: mattfrompdx@gmail.comDescription: Cannondale Hybrid (Bad Boy Ultra) Black with disc brakes, headshock (front suspension), and 700C wheels with cyclecross tiresPolice record with: PortlandPolice reference#: 10-153291This registrant has documented proof of ownership of this bike

Now you can charge your e-bike at OMSI

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Now at OMSI.(Photos: Scott Ewing) The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) has installed a solar canopy charging station for electric vehicles. The station includes infrastructure for charging e-bikes, and according to OMSI, it’s the first such facility in North America to provide “a solution for the increasing use of alternative transportation.”

Event: Green Drinks (9/7/10)

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Event: Portland Green Drinks Where: Ecotrust Building – Rooftop Terrace 721 NW Ninth Avenue Portland, OR, 97209 (map) When: September 7th at 7pm Web site: http://www.pdxgreendrinks.org Description: Please join us Tuesday, September 7th at 7pm for the next Green Drinks event featuring Jonathan Maus, Publisher and Editor of BikePortland.org Doors open at 6:30pm, the speakers Read More »

TriMet bus operator who wrote offensive blog post returns to work

Friday, July 30th, 2010

(Photo © J. Maus) Dan Christensen, the TriMet bus operator who wrote an essay titled, “Portland: Kill this bicyclist!” on his personal blog is back behind the wheel. After learning of the post on July 22nd, TriMet placed Christensen on administrative leave and notified the District Attorney and the Portland Police. According to TriMet spokesperson Read More »

Metro buys easements to close Marine Drive Trail gaps

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Detail map of easements Metro has purchased.

Job: Bicycle Salesperson/ Mechanic (Veloce Bicycles Inc.)

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Job Title: Bicycle Salesperson/ Mechanic Company/Organization: Veloce Bicycles Inc. Job Description: Full time salesperson / mechanic. 1. Must have energetic and fun loving personality. 2. Must have at least three years current bicycle shop experience geared toward road bicycles. 3. Wages excellent, varies with experience. 4. Must be computer savvy. How to Apply: Send resume Read More »

TriMet’s first ‘Bike & Ride’ opens in Beaverton

Friday, July 30th, 2010

(Photos by Jim “K’Tesh” Parsons) Yesterday, with notable transportation officials from around the region in attendance, TriMet officially cut the ribbon on their new ‘Bike & Ride’ facility at the Sunset Transit Center in Beaverton. With secure parking for 74 bikes, TriMet hopes the new service will make it easier for people to make the Read More »

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